provoost, samuel


provoost, samuel

North American colonial and later U.S. clergyman, first Protestant Episcopal bishop of New York. He was elected June 13, 1786, and was consecrated at Lambeth Palace, London, Feb. 4, 1787, along with Bishop William White of Pennsylvania.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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