Wallace, Cranmore

Wallace, Cranmore a clergyman of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born in Ackworth, N.H., Feb. 27, 1802. Mr. W. was educated at Dartmouth College, graduating in 1824, and engaged for a short, time in teaching at Boston and other towns in Massachusetts. As early as 1830 he removed to South Carolina, where for the first ten years of his residence he was the principal of the Cheraw Academy. Here he began the study of theology; became principal of the South Carolina Male School, Charleston; was ordained deacon in 1836, and priest a year thereafter. His early clerical labors were spent as a missionary in the upper part of the state, after which he became rector of St. David's Church, Cheraw. Subsequently he was, in charge of the parishes of St. James, James's Island; St. John's, Berkeley; and in 1848 he accepted an invitation to St. Stephen's Chapel, in Charleston. He was also rector of the Church Home, and was for many years secretary of the Diocesan Convention and a member of the standing committee of the diocese. He died in Charleston, Feb. 3, 1860. See Amer. Quar. Church Rev. 1860. 1, 181.

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