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JAGGAR, Thomas Augustus, P.E. bishop, born in New York city, 2 June, 1839. He was educated by a private tutor, and began a course of preparation for the ministry while engaged in business. He was graduated at the General theological seminary, and was made deacon, 10 November, 1860, at once becoming assistant minister of St. George's, Flushing, New York In May, 1862, he took charge of Trinity church, Bergen Point, New Jersey, and was ordained priest, 3 June, 1863, by Bishop Potter, of New York. He was successively rector of Anthon memorial church, New York, in 1864-'8; St. John's, Yonkers, New York, in 1868-'70, where he founded the St. John's Riverside hospital; and Holy Trinity, Philadelphia, in 1870-'5. He was consecrated bishop of southern Ohio, 28 April, 1875. In 1874 he had received the degree of D. D. from the University of Pennsylvania. His publications comprise occasional sermons and addresses.
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