1818–1896

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Born: May 10, 1818, Mend­ham, New Jer­sey.

Died: Ju­ly 20, 1896, Clif­ton Springs, New York.

Buried: Wash­ing­ton Street Ce­me­te­ry, Ge­ne­va, New York.

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Biography

Arthur was the son of well known Pres­by­ter­i­an min­is­ter Sam­u­el H. Cox (Ar­thur added the ‘e’ to his sur­name).

He at­tende­d the Un­i­ver­si­ty of New York and the Gen­er­al The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry in New York Ci­ty.

He served pas­tor­ates at St. John’s Church, Hart­ford, Con­nec­ti­cut; Grace Church, Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land; and Cal­va­ry Church, New York Ci­ty.

He de­clined an ap­point­ment as bi­shop of Tex­as, but in 1865 be­came Epis­co­pal bi­shop of West­ern New York.

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