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William Otis Waters, American clergyman.


Waters, William Otis was born on September 4, 1861 in North Norwich, New York, United States. Son of Charles Sayres and Mary Jeanette (Lyon) Waters.


Bachelor of Arts, Hobart College, Geneva, New York, 1884, Master of Arts, 1896, Doctor of Divinity, 1909.


Deacon, 1890, priest, 1891, Protestant Episcopal Church. Assistant St. Andrew’s Church, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1890-1891. Rector St. Andrew’s Church, Detroit, 1891-1903, Grace Church, Chicago, February 15, since 1903.

Deputy to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1901, 07, 13. Trustee St. Luke’s Hospital, Nashotah Theological Seminary, Wisconsin.


Member Society Mayflower Descendants (governor Illinois Society 1914-1916, 1918-1919). President trustees National Kindergarten College.