Hawks, Cicero Stephen, Dd
Hawks, Cicero Stephen, D.D.
a Lishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born at Newbern, N. C., in 1812. He passed A.B. at the University of North Carolina in 1830, and studied law, but never practiced. In 1834 he was ordained deacon, and in 1835 priest, in the Protestant Episcopal Church. His first parish was Trinity Church, Saugerties, N. Y. (1836); in 1837 he removed to Buffalo, N. Y., and shortly afterwards to Christ Church, St. Louis, Mo. In 1844 he was consecrated bishop of the diocese of Missouri, in which office he' labored diligently and successfully until his health gave way. He died at St. Louis April 19, 1868.