Alston, William J
Alston, William J.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman of the diocese of New York, entered the ministry in 1859, and in the following year became rector of St. Philip's Church, New York city; in 1862 he was rector of St. Thomas's Church (African), Philadelphia, in which rectorship he remained until 1872, when he returned to his former charge, St. Philip's. He died May 26,1874, aged forty-seven years. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1875, p. 144.