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Henry Washington Lee, 1815-1874

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1815
Place of Birth: Hamden, CT
Date of Death: 1874
Place of Death: Davenport, IA

Identity:

Henry Washington Lee was a clergyman.

Life:

He was made deacon in Grace Church, New Bedford in 1838, and ordained priest in St Ann's Church, Lowell in October 1839 by Bishop Griswold, who also instituted him rector of the newly built Christ Church at Springfield in 1840. The Whistlers contributed $100 towards its construction and were regular attendants during their stay (1840-1842).

Bibliography:

Christ Church Parish, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1817-1927, Springfield, 1927, p. 38.