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Daniel Sylvester Tuttle<br>(1903-1923)

Daniel Sylvester Tuttle
(1903-1923)

Daniel Sylvester Tuttle was born in Windham, Greene County, New York, 26 January, 1837. He was graduated at Columbia in 1857, entered the General theological seminary, New York, and completed his course in 1862.

He was ordered deacon by Bishop Horatio Potter, 29 January, 1862, and ordained priest in Zion church, Morris, Otsego County, New York, which parish he had organized during his diaconate, by the same bishop, 19 July, 1863. He remained rector of this church until his consecration to the episcopate. He received the degree of S. T. D. from Columbia in 1866.

Tuttle was consecrated missionary bishop of Montana, Idaho, and Utah, in Trinity chapel, New York, 1 May, 1867. In 1868 he was elected to the bishopric of Missouri, but declined. In 1880 Montana was set off as a separate missionary jurisdiction, and Idaho and Utah remained under the charge of Bishop Tuttle. In 1884 Columbia college appointed him as its representative at the tercentenary of the University of Edinburgh.

For years Bishop Tuttle was active in the discussion of the Mormon question in Utah. On the death of Bishop Robertson, of Missouri, which occurred 1 May, 1886, Bishop Tuttle was again elected to the episcopate, and was transferred, becoming the third bishop of Missouri.

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