Wilmer, Joseph Pere Bell, Dd
Wilmer, Joseph Pere Bell, D.D.
a bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was for a number of years rector of St. Mark's Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after which, about 1864, he removed to Virginia, residing in Scottsville. In 1866 he was consecrated bishop of Louisiana, in Christ Church, New Orleans, and died December 2, 1878, aged about sixty-five years. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1879, page 168.