Wilmer, William H. (William Holland), 1782-1827

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William Holland Wilmer was born in Kent County, Md. on the 29th of October 1782. He was educated at Washington College in Chestertown, Md. and ordained an Episcopal clergyman in 1809. He served parishes in Maryland and Virginia and was president of the House of Clergical and Lay Deputies of the General Convention of the Episcopal Church. He taught at the Protestant Episcopal Seminary in Virginia. In 1826 he was appointed president of the College of William and Mary and rector of Bruton Parish Church. He died 24 July 1827.

From the description of Papers, 1808-1986, 1808-1827. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 27269759

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referencedIn Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933. Papers, 1847-1933 Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Wilmer, William H. (William Holland), 1782-1827. Papers, 1808-1986, 1808-1827. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Turnbull, Edwin Litchfield, 1872-1927. Edwin Litchfield Turnbull papers 1881-1971. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf White, William, 1748-1836. Episcopal sermons, 1817-1835. Virginia Theological Seminary, Bishop Payne Library
referencedIn Wilmer, William H. (William Holland), 1782-1827. Papers, 1808-1986, 1808-1827. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Howe, Mark De Wolfe. Mark De Wolfe Howe papers. 1933-1967. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
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associatedWith Gillis, T. H. person
associatedWith Howe, Mark De Wolfe, 1906-1967 person
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith St. John's Church (Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Turnbull, Edwin Litchfield, 1872-1927. person
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Birth 1782-10-29

Death 1827-07-24


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