Wharton, Charles H, Dd

Wharton, Charles H., D.D.

a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, was born in Maryland, May 25, 1748.1. At the age of twelve he was sent to the English College of St. Omer's, where he was educated a Roman Catholic. Little is known from this till his ordination in 1772, except that he was a teacher of mathematics for sometime at Liege. In 1783 he returned to America; and in1785 was rector of Immanuel Church, Newcastle, Del. Subsequently he was connected with the Swedish Church at Wilmington. In 1798 he served St. Mary's, Burlington, where he continued for upwards of thirty-five years, with great usefulness; and in 1801 he became president of Columbia College, N.Y. He died July 23,1833. See. Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 5, 335.

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