Stevens, William Bacon, Dd, Lld
Stevens, William Bacon, D.D., LL.D.
a bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born in Bath, Maine, July 13, 1815. He studied medicine and practiced for several years in the earlier part of his life. In 1841 he received the appointment of state historian of Georgia, and published several volumes. In 1843 he entered the ministry of his Church, and served as rector until 1865, when he was ordained bishop of Pennsylvania. He died June 11, 1887. See Appletons' Cyclop. of Amer Biography.