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Alexander Mann, American bishop. Member Phi Beta Kappa.


Mann, Alexander was born on December 2, 1860 in Geneva, New York, United States. Son of Duncan Cameron and Caroline Brother (Schuyler) Mann.


Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College, 1881, S.T.D., 1900. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, General Theological Seminary, 1886, S.T.D., 1923. Doctor of Laws, Kenyon and Allegheny colls., 1923.


Deacon, 1885, priest, 1886, Protestant Episcopal Church. Assistant minister, St. James Church, Buffalo, New York, 1885-1886. Assistant minister, 1887-1900, rector, 1900-1905, Grace Church, Orange, New Jersey, rector Trinity Church, Boston, 1905-1923.

Elected bishop of Washington, 1908, but declined, for reason that his work in Boston was still unfinished. Elected suffragan bishop of Diocese of Newark, 1915, but declined. Elected bishop of Western New York, 1917, but declined.

Consecrated bishop of Pittsburgh, January 25, 1923. President House of Clerical and Lay Deputies of General Convention of Protestant Episcopal Church, 1913, 16, 19, 22. Retired December 31, 1943.


Member Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Nellie Gerrish Knapp, 1896.

Duncan Cameron Mann

Caroline Brother (Schuyler) Mann

Nellie Gerrish Knapp