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Bascom, Henry Bidleman

BASCOM, HENRY BIDLEMAN: Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South; b. at Hancock, Delaware County, New York, May 27, 1796; d. at Louisville, Ky., Sept. 8, 1850. He was licensed to preach 1813; was appointed chaplain to Congress 1823; was president of Madison College, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 1827-29; agent of the American Colonization Society, 1829-31; elected professor of moral science in Augusta College, Kentucky, 1832, president of the Transylvania University, Kentucky, 1842, bishop 1850. He was prominent in the organization of the Methodist Church, South, and from 1846 to 1850 he edited the Southern Methodist Quarterly Review. He published sermons and lectures and a volume upon Methodism and Slavery. His collected works were printed at Nashville (4 vols., 1850-56).

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