Upfold, George, Md, Dd, Lld
Upfold, George, M.D., D.D., LL.D.
a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was born at Shemley Green, near Gulford, England, May 7, 1796. He came to America in 1802, and settled at Albany, N. Y. In 1814 he graduated at Union College, Schenectady. In 1816 he graduated in medicine in New York, and commenced practice in Albany soon after. He soon, however, entered upon the study of theology, and was ordained minister in 1818. He was minister at Lansingburg, N.Y., from 1818 to 1820; rector of St. Luke's, New York city, from 1820 to 1828, and a portion of this time (1821-25) assistant minister of Trinity Church; rector of St. Thomas's Church, New York city, from 1828 to 1831; rector of Trinity Church, Pittsburgh, Pa., from 1832 to 1850; and was consecrated bishop of Indiana in 1849. He died at Indianapolis, Aug. 26, 1872.