The distinguished gentleman is this photograph is Frederic Dan Huntington (1819-1904). He was an American clergyman and the first Protestant Episcopal bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York. He was born in Massachusetts and grew up on a farm. He was a graduate of Amherst College as well as Harvard Divinity School. He was the pastor of the South Congregational Church of Boston between 1842 and 1855. He then became a preacher to the University as well a a professor at Harvard. He next became the pastor of the newly established Emanuel Church in Boston. In 1869, he founded the St. John’s School in Manlius, New York. He served as president of the military school. Bishop Huntington was also known as the first president of the Church and for authoring several books. This photograph was taken by the renowned celebrity photographer, Napoleon Sarony. (SOLD)


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