Clergyman; born near Millwood
) co., Va.
, Nov. 11, 1789; son of Richard Kidder Meade
, one of Washington
's confidential aides; graduated at Princeton in 1808, and became a minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church.
He was an earnest and active worker for his church and the best interests of religion.
In 1829 he was made assistant bishop of the diocese of Virginia
, and became bishop on the death of Bishop Moore
For several years he was the acknowledged head of the “evangelical” branch of the Church
in the United States
In 1856 he published Old churches, ministers, and families in Virginia
He died in Richmond, Va.
, March 14, 1862.