Henry Codman Potter


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Henry Codman Potter (sometimes I or Sr.; May 25, 1835 - July 21, 1908) was a bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States. He was the seventh Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York.

Henry Codman Potter was born the son of another Episcopal bishop, The Right Rev'd Alonzo Potter, in Schenectady, New York in 1835. He was educated at the Philadelphia Academy of the Protestant ... more »

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  • ''We have exchanged the Washingtonian dignity for the Jeffersonian simplicity, which in due time came to be only another name for the Jacksonian vulgarity.''
    Henry Codman Potter (1835-1908), U.S. ecclesiastic. Speech, April 30, 1889, on the centennial of Washington, D.C..
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