An Episcopal Dictionary of the Church

Chase, Carlton

(Feb. 20, 1794-Jan. 18, 1870). First Bishop of New Hampshire. He was born in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, and graduated from Dartmouth in 1817. Chase was ordained deacon on Dec. 9, 1818, and priest on Sept. 27, 1820. His sole parochial charge was the rectorship of Immanuel Church, Bellows Falls, Vermont. He was consecrated Bishop of New Hampshire on Oct. 20, 1844, and served in that position until his death at Claremont, New Hampshire.

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