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Rogers Israel, American bishop.


Israel, Rogers was born on September 14, 1854 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of Thomas Beale and Elizabeth Rogers (Hiss) Israel.


Bachelor of Arts, Dickinson College, Pennsylvania, 1881, A.M., 1884. Doctor of Divinity, Dickinson, 1900, Allegheny College, 1915.


Judge James H. Graham, September 22, 1882. Deacon, 1885, priest, 1886, P.E. Church. Rector Christ Church, Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1885-1892, St. Luke’s, Scranton.

Pennsylvania, 1892-1911. Consecrated bishop, Diocese of Erie, Pennsylvania, February 24, 1911. Deputy 5 General Convs.

Examining chaplain Diocese of Bethlehem, 10 years Chaplain, Base Hospital Northern 20, University of Pennsylvania in France, July 1917-February 1919. Address: Erie, Pa.


Married Sara Frances.

Elizabeth Rogers (Hiss) Israel