De Koven, James, Dd

De Koven, James, D.D.

a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was born in Middletown, Connecticut, September 19, 1831. He graduated from Columbia College and the General Theological Seminary; in 1857 took charge of the Church in Delafield, Wisconsin; and in 1859 removed to Racine, as rector and warden of the university there. In 1875 he was elected bishop of Illinois, but declined. For many years he was a delegate to the General Convention. He died at Racine, March 19, 1879. Dr. De Koven was noted for his High- Church views. A posthumous volume of his Sermons was published by Dr. Dix (N.Y. 1880). See Protestant Episcopal Almanac, 1880, page 171.

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