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May 16, 1891
Denver, Colorado (1891-05-16)
February 10, 1983(1983-02-10) (aged 91)
Henry Wise Hobson I (1858-1898)
Katherine Sophia Thayer (1859-1915)
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Henry Wise Hobson II (May 16, 1891 - February 10, 1983), was the bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio. When he was consecrated at the age of 38 in 1929, he was the youngest Episcopal bishop in the United States, and at his death, he was the oldest bishop in the Episcopal Church. He was also involved with the founding of Forward Movement Publications at the Episcopal Church.
He graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts in 1910 and Yale University in 1914. He was an officer in the infantry during World War I and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroism in France, after being wounded twice. After the war he entered the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and graduated in 1920. He was then the rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Worcester, MA. In 1930 Hobson moved to Cincinnati, Ohio to become Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio. His son Henry Wise Hobson III married Elizabeth Mary Balch in 1941. His daughter Margery Thayer Hobson married Gerard Thomas on February 13, 1955. Henry Wise Hobson died on February 10, 1983.
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