Webb, William Walter was born on November 20, 1857 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William Hewitt and Esther Odin (Dorr) Webb.
Studied at University of Penn. Trinity College, Hartford. Berkeley Divinity School.
Assistant Trinity Church, Middletown, Connecticut (United States), 18S5-86. Church of the Evangelists, Philadelphia, 18S6-89. Rector St. Elisabeth’s, Philadelphia, 1889-1892.
Professor of Dogmatic and Moral Theology, Nashotah House, Wisconsin (United States.), 1892-1906. President of Nashotah House, 1897-1906. Bishop Coadjutor of Milwaukee, 1906. Bishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America, since 1906.