Religion: Harrisburg Bishop

Again last week the Protestant Episcopal diocese of Harrisburg, Pa., elected a successor to its late Bishop James Henry Darlington. The choice several months ago was William Blair Roberts, Suffragan Bishop of South Dakota, who declined.

Last week's diocesan convention, at York, Pa., struggled through eight ballots. The clergy wanted, out of nine proposed candidates, Frederick P. Houghton, rector of St. John's Church, Lancaster, Pa. The laymen wanted Wyatt Brown, dean of St. Paul's Cathedral, Buffalo. Dean Brown, 46, married, won. He was confidently expected to accept.


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