David H. Greer
|The Right Reverend
David H. Greer
|8th Bishop of New York|
|Predecessor||Henry C. Potter|
|Successor||Charles Sumner Burch|
|Born||20 March 1844
Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
|Died||May 19, 1919(aged 75)|
David Hummell Greer (March 20, 1844 – May 19, 1919) was an American Protestant Episcopal bishop.
He was born in Wheeling, Virginia, (now West Virginia), graduated from Washington College (Pa.) in 1862, and studied at the Protestant Episcopal Seminary, Gambier, Ohio. Ordained a priest in 1868, he was rector successively at Covington, Kentucky (1868–1871), Providence, Rhode Island (1871–1888), and New York City at St. Bartholomew's Church, 1888–1904.
In 1903 he was elected Bishop Coadjutor for the New York diocese and in 1908 succeeded Bishop Potter upon the latter's decease. He was replaced as rector of St. Bartholomew's Church by Dr. Leighton Parks.
- Moral Power of History (1890)
- From Things to God (1893)
- The Preacher and his Place (1895)
- Visions (1898)
- "Numerous Entertainments for the Debutantes", New-York Tribune, December 20, 1914, Page 8. Found at Library of Congress website. Retrieved July 31, 2012.
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Henry C. Potter
|Bishop of New York
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