Edward R. Welles

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The Right Reverend Edward Randolph Welles (January 10, 1830-October 20, 1888) was the third Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee. He was ordained to the priesthood by William Heathcote DeLancey on September 12, 1858. He was consecrated as Bishop of Wisconsin on October 25, 1874, assuming the title Bishop of Milwaukee in 1886 following the creation of the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac as a separate jurisdiction.

Welles' primary consecrators were:

He is buried in Red Wing, Minnesota.

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Documents by and about Welles from Project Canterbury

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