Religion: Bishop of Washington

The Rev. Dr. James R. Freeman, who for 12 years was in the accounting department of the New York Central railroad, has been elected Protestant Episcopal Bishop of Washington. He succeeds the late Bishop Harding.

Dr. Freeman's election came on the 17th ballot when the clerical delegates who favored Dr. Stires (of St. Thomas', Manhattan) yielded to the lay delegates. It was in 1890 that the late Bishop Potter of New York induced Dr. Freeman to enter the Ministry. Bishop Potter presumably supervised his studies. His first great pastorate was in Minneapolis, whither...

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