Charles Sumner Burch

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The Right Reverend
Charles Sumner Burch
9th Bishop of New York
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Burch cropped from team portrait of 1875 University of Michigan baseball team
Church Episcopal Church
In office 1919-1920
Predecessor David H. Greer
Successor William T. Manning
Personal details
Born June 30, 1855
Pinckney, Michigan, United States
Died December 20, 1920
New York City, New York, United States
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Michigan

Charles Sumner Burch (1854, Pinckney, Michigan – 1920, New York City) was an American Protestant Episcopal clergyman.

He was graduated from the University of Michigan, and entered the publishing business in Chicago. From 1897 to 1905 he was editor of the Grand Rapids' Evening Press. He had taken deacon's orders in 1895 and was ordained priest in 1905.

After being rector of Saint Andrew's, Staten Island, New York City, for six years he was consecrated suffragan bishop of New York in 1911. He succeeded David Hummell Greer as Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York.[1][2]


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Episcopal Church (USA) titles
Preceded by
David H. Greer
Bishop of New York
Succeeded by
William T. Manning