William Crosswell Doane

DOANE, William Crosswell. b. Boston, Massachusetts, 2 March 1832; d. New York City, 17 May 1913. He was the son of George Washington Doane*, born when his father was minister of Trinity Church, Boston. The family moved to Burlington when his father was consecrated Bishop of New Jersey in the year of his birth. He was educated at Burlington College (founded by his father), graduating in 1850. He was ordained deacon in 1853, serving as an assistant to his father, and priest in 1856. He founded St Barnabas’ Church, North Burlington, where he served from 1856 to 1860. He took over as rector of St Mary’s Church, Burlington on the death of his father, serving there until 1863, when he became...

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