Philander Chase Edit Profile
Graduate Dartmouth, 1796.
Ordained deacon Episcopal Church, 1798, priest, 1799. 1st Episcopal bishop of Ohio, 1818-1831. President Cincinnati College, 1821-1822.
Founder Kenyon College, Gambier, O., 1824, 1st president, 1824-1831. Became bishop Diocese of Illinois, 1835-1852. Principal founder Jubilee College, Illinois (now site Jubilee State College Park), 1838.
Presiding bishop of Episcopal Church, 1843-1852.
Married Mary Fay, 1796. Married second, Sophia Ingraham, July 1819.