Mead, William Cooper, Dd, Lld
Mead, William Cooper, D.D., LL.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was born at Greenwich, Connecticut, and ordained deacon in 1824 by bishop Croes. Previous to 1836 he was rector of Christ Church, Reading, Pennsylvania, and of Trinity Church, Philadelphia, and from that date of St. Paul's Church, Norwalk, Connecticut, until his death, July 17, 1879, at the age of eighty years. For more than forty years he served on the standing committee, and in the general convention. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, page 171.