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FALLOWS, Samuel, bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church, born in Pendleton, near Manchester, England, 13 December 1835. He removed with his parents to Wisconsin in 1848, was graduated at the State University there in 1859, and was vice president of Gainsville University till 1861, when he was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He served as a colonel in the civil war, and was brevetted brigadier general. On returning to civil life he became a pastor in Milwaukee. He was chosen state superintendent of public instruction for Wisconsin in 1871, and was twice reelected. In 1874 he was elected president of the Illinois Wesleyan University at Bloomington. In 1875 he united with the Reformed Episcopal Church, and became rector of St. Paul's, Chicago, in May of that year. In January 1876, he was appointed chief editor of the " Appeal," the organ of the Reformed Episcopal Church, and on 15 July 1876, he was elected a bishop, He was regent of the University of Wisconsin in 1864'74, and received the degree of D. D. from Lawrence University in 1873. He has published a "Supplemental Dictionary " (Chicago, 1884), and " Past Noon" (1886).
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