Trench, Hon Power Le Poer, Dd
Trench, Hon. Power Le Poer, D.D.
a prelate of the Irish Episcopal Church, was born June 10, 1770, and educated at Dublin University. His first preferment on being ordained was the union of Creagh, in the diocese of Clonfert. He was consecrated bishop of Waterford, November 21, 1802; in 1810 translated to the see of Elphin; and in 1819 appointed to the archbishopric of Tuam, which he held till his death, March 21, 1839. Archbishop Trench was a fine scholar, a profound theologian, a devout Christian, a brilliant orator, and diligent in the performance of all life's duties. See The (Lond.) Church of Englanzd Magazine, June 1841, page 380; The (Lond.) Christian Remembrancer, May 1839, page 315.