William Walter Webb

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The Right Reverend William Walter Webb (November 20, 1857-January 15, 1933), sixth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee, was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania[disambiguation needed]. On November 10, 1886 he was ordained to the priesthood by the Right Reverend John Williams, Bishop of Connecticut. Following parish work in Philadelphia, he was elected Professor of Dogmatic Theology of Nashotah House in 1892; Webb was elected President of Nashotah in 1897.

He was elected coadjutor Bishop of Milwaukee on November 21, 1905. Webb's consecration took place in All Saints' Cathedral, Milwaukee on February 24, 1906; he became the diocesan bishop upon Isaac Lea Nicholson's death on October 29, 1906.

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Documents by and about Webb from Project Canterbury

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