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Isaac Wilson Joyce

Born: Oct 11, 1836

Death: Jul 28, 1905

Nationality: United States

Isaac Wilson Joyce

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1836
Date of Death : Jul 28, 1905

Isaac Wilson Joyce was an American bishop in the Methodist Episcopal Church, elected in 1888. He was born in Colerain Township, Hamilton County, Ohio on 11 October 1836. He became a Member of the Northwest Indiana Annual Conference of the M.E. Church in 1859, being ordained a deacon by Bishop Matthew Simpson, and an elder by Bishop Thomas Asbury Morris. Prior to his election to the episcopacy, Joyce served as a pastor, a presiding elder, and was in educational work. He was elected the same year as fellow-Ohioan Bishop James Mills Thoburn. Bishop Joyce died on 28 July 1905 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is buried in Lakewood Cemetery of that city.

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