Doane, William Crosswell, a bishop of the
Protestant Episcopal Church, the son of
Bishop George Washington Doane,
was born in Boston, Mass., March 2, 1832. He
was educated for the ministry. He was ordained
a deacon in 1853, a priest in 1856.
His first work was as assistant to his father
in St. Mary's Church, Burlington, N.
J. From 1865 to 1867 he was rector of
St. John's Church, Hartford, Conn. In
1869 he was consecrated bishop of the new
diocese of Albany. In 1902 his fugitive
poems were collected and published in a
volume titled Rhymes from Time to Time.
Bishop Doane received the title of D.D.
from Oxford and LL.D. from Cambridge.
His residence is Albany, N. Y.
|Ancient of days, who sittest throned