Crooke, George Alexander, Dd, Dcl
Crooke, George Alexander, D.D., D.C.L.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, and was ordained deacon in 1854, and presbyter in 1855. About 1858 he resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; the following year was made rector of St. Peter's Church, Lewes, Delaware; in 1860, of St. John's Church, Northern Liberties, Philadelphia, continuing until 1864. The following year he returned to his former parish, in Lewes, and remained until 1867, when he became assistant minister in St. James' Parish, Philadelphia. Subsequently he resided several years in that city, without charge, and died there, April 18, 1877. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1878, page 168.