Mountain, George Jehoshaphat


Mountain, George Jehoshaphat
(1789-1863)
   Born in England. Educated at Cambridge; ordained deacon, 1812, and priest, 1816. In 1814-1817 rector of Fredericton, New Brunswick; in 1817 rector of Quebec; and in 1821 archdeacon of Lower Canada. Appointed suffragan bishop of Montreal, 1836, as coadjutor to Dr. C. J. Stewart, bishop of Quebec; and in 1850 bishop of Quebec. Established Bishop's College, Lennoxville, which was incorporated as a college, 1843, and as a university, 1853.
   Index: R Secures incorporation of Church of England in Canada, 48.
   Bib.: Morgan, Cel. Can.; Taylor, Brit. Am. and Last Three Bishops; Mockridge, Bishops of the Church of England in Canada and Newfoundland.

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