Erie County (PA) Genealogy
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First Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Erie
Contributed by Bill Klauk
These photos and
information about them have been provided by Bill Klauk. This is three
views of a single photo that hangs in the hallway of the Episcopal Church of
the Holy Spirit at 31st and Walnut Street in the City of Erie. The Church of
the Holy Spirit was built many years ago as St. John's Episcopal. As per the
words on the photo "This Church is the Diocesan Memorial to His Person and
Work". The other information includes:
The Rt Rev Rogers Israel, D.D.
First Bishop of the Diocese of Erie
Born September 14, 1854 - Baltimore, Md.
Deacon - 1885
Priest - 1886
Consecrated Bishop - February 24, 1911
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