Low, David

Low, David an Anglican bishop; was born in the neighborhood of Brechin, Scotland, in 1768. He received his education at the University of Aberdeen, then studied with bishop Gleig at Stirling, and was settled in charge of the congregation at Pittenweem in 1790, where for more than half a century he fulfilled the duties of the pastoral office without intermission. Dr. Low was consecrated bishop of the united diocese of Argyle, Ross, and Moray, in 1819. Some years subsequently he effected a separation between the diocese of Ross and Moray and that of Argyle, retaining the; superintendence of the former. He resigned the see in 1850, and died at Pettenween, January 26, 1855. He was especially intimate with Scottish traditions and historical lore, and was a captivating conversationalist. See Amer. Quar. Church Rev. 1855, page 315.

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