Potter, Horatio, Dd, Lld, Dcl
Potter, Horatio, D.D., LL.D., D.C.L.
a Protestant Episcopal bishop, was born at Beekmans, N.Y., February 9, 1802. He graduated from Union College in 1826; was rector at Saco, Maine, 1828-33; rector of St. Peter's, Albany, 1833-54; provisional bishop of New York, 1854-61; bishop of New York in 1861; and died January 2, 1887. He took an active part in the Lambeth Conferences of 1867 and 1878. He was also influential in movements relating to city mission work. See Appletons' Cyclop. of Amer. Biography.