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First Episcopal Bishop of Texas consecrated at Episcopal Convention in Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, Virginia, 1854, from the south
10/13/1859
South Carolinian Alexander Gregg was consecrated on October 13, 1859 as  the first Episcopal bishop of Texas during the Annual Convention of the Episcopal Church held in Richmond, Virginia.  He moved to Texas in 1860 and later was a strong supporter of the Confederacy and the split between the denomination north and south.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Alexander Gregg," The Texas Handbook Online 

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