Talbot, Joseph Cruikshank, Dd, Lld
Talbot, Joseph Cruikshank, D.D., LL.D.
a Protestant Episcopal bishop, was born at Alexandria, Virginia, September 5, 1816. He studied at the Alexandria Academy; in 1835 removed to Kentucky, and engaged in mercantile pursuits; in 1843 became a candidate for clerical orders, in 1846 was ordained deacon, and in 1848 presbyter; was in charge of St. John's Church, Louisville, seven years, and in 1853 became rector of Christ Church, Indianapolis; in 1859 was elected assistant bishop of Indiana, and in 1872 became bishop of the diocese. He died January 16, 1883.