Pinkney, William, Dd, Lld
Pinkney, William, D.D., LL.D.
a Protestant Episcopal bishop, was born at Annapolis, Maryland, April 17, 1810. After graduating from St. John's College, in his native city, he became a rector in Somerset County in 1836, at Bladensburg in 1838, and at Washington in 1855; was consecrated assistant bishop of Maryland October 6, 1870, and became sole bishop October 17, 1879. He died July 4, 1883. Bishop Pinkney was decidedly evangelical.