Huntington, F. D. (Frederic Dan), 1819-1904

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Birth 1819-05-28
Death 1904-07-11

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Huntington graduated from Harvard in 1842, taught Christian morals and served as Preacher at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of Frederic Dan Huntington, 1869. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972795

Frederick Dan Huntington (1819-1904) graduated from Amherst College in 1839. In 1842, he graduated from Harvard Divinity School and was ordained to the South Congregational Church (Unitarian) in Boston. In 1855, he became a preacher at Harvard College and joined the faculty of the Divinity School as Plummer Professor of Christian Morals. In 1859, he left the Unitarian denomination and joined the Episcopal Church. He was ordained to the Episcopal priesthood in 1861 and became rector of Emanuel Church in Boston. He declined appointment as the bishop of Maine in 1868, but accepted the bishopric of Central New York in 1869. Rev. Huntington was consecrated bishop in 1869 at Emanuel Church by Bishop Smith. His published works include Lectures on Human Society (1860), Helps to a Holy Lent (1872), Unconscious Tuition (1878), and Christ in the Christian Year and in the Life of Man (2 vols., 1878-81).

From the guide to the Huntington, F. D. (Frederic Dan), 1819-1904. Sermons and addresses, 1842-1904., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

Episcopal bishop.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Roxbury [Boston], to [Mr.] Pope, 1846 Feb. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 751994983

Unitarian minister, later Episcopal minister and bishop. A.B. Amherst College 1839; graduated, Harvard Divinity School 1842. Minister, South Congregational Church, Boston (1842-1855); Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, Harvard University, and preacher to the university (1855-1860). Ordained an Episcopal deacon 1860, Episcopal priest in 1861. Served Emmanuel Church, Boston (1860-1869); Bishop of Central New York (1869-1904). See sketch in Dictionary of American Biography.

From the description of Papers, 1842-1904 (inclusive). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 269368162

American Unitarian clergyman and Bishop.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Roxbury Highlands, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1851 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269534189

Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York.

From the description of Frederic Dan Huntington papers, 1861-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 658687763


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