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Rev. William White
Date: 1748 - 1836
Remarks: During the Revolution, White was chaplain to the Continental Congress, and after independence was won he was for many years active in establishing the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States. He was largely responsible for writing the new constitution for the church and with William Smith wrote an American revision of "The Book of Common Prayer". White became the presiding bishop of the Protestant Episcopal church in 1796 which he held until his death.