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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 953 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FREDERIC DAN HUNTINGTON (1819–1904), American clergyman, first Protestant Episcopal bishop of central New York, was born in Hadley, Massachusetts, on the 28th of Nay 1819. He graduated at Amherst in 1839 and at the Harvard Divinity School in 1842. In 1842–1855 he was pastor of the South Congregational Church of Boston, and in 1855–186o was preacher to the university and Plummer professor of Christian Morals at Harvard; he then left the Unitarian Church, with which his father had been connected as a clergyman at Hadley, resigned his professorship and became pastor of the newly established Emmanuel Church of Boston. He had refused the bishopric of Maine when in 1868 he was elected to the diocese of central New York. He was consecrated on the 9th of April 1869, and thereafter lived in Syracuse. He died in Hadley, Massachusetts, on the 11th of July 1904. His more important publications were Lectures on Human Society (186o); Memorials of a Quiet Life (1874); and The Golden Rule applied to Business and Social Conditions (1892). See Memoir and Letters of Frederic Dan Huntington (Boston, 1906), by Arria S. Huntington, his wife.
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Arria S. Huntington as stated in the last sentence was not his wife, but his daughter.
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