Benjamin Henry Paddock

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The Right Reverend

Benjamin Henry Paddock

Bishop of Massachusetts
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ChurchEpiscopal Church
In office1873–1891
PredecessorManton Eastburn
SuccessorPhillips Brooks
OrdinationSeptember 27, 1853
ConsecrationSeptember 17, 1873
by Benjamin B. Smith
Personal details
BornFebruary 29, 1828
Norwich, Connecticut, US
DiedMarch 9, 1891
Boston, Massachusetts, US
BuriedYantic Cemetery, Norwich, Connecticut, US
ParentsSeth Birdsey Paddock & Emily Flagg
SpouseCaroline Hall Cooke
Anna Louise Sanger

Benjamin Henry Paddock (February 29, 1828 – March 9, 1891) was the fifth Bishop of Massachusetts in The Episcopal Church.[1][2]


Paddock was born on February 29, 1828, in Norwich, Connecticut, the son of Seth Birdsey Paddock who was rector of Trinity Church in Norwich, and Emily Flagg.

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  1. ^ "The Bishop of Massachusetts" (PDF). The New York Times. September 18, 1873. Retrieved December 10, 2013.
  2. ^ "Death of Bishop Paddock". Cambridge Tribune (XIV, no 1). 14 March 1891. p. 4. Retrieved 21 May 2019.