James Theodore Holly

1829 - 1911
James Theodore Holly
April 30, 2003


Consecrated November 8, 1874
Diocese of Haiti

I Bishop of Haiti.
First black bishop in the Episcopal Church.

Born in Washington DC. Ordained and served as Deacon at St. Matthew's, Detroit, Michigan. Rector of St. Luke's, New Haven Connecticut. The first Black Bishop present at a Lambeth Conference (1878). Founded the Anglican Church in Haiti, L'Eglise Orthodoxe Apostolique Haitienne.

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