John H. Hobart Photo

John H. Hobart

Born: Sep 14, 1775

Death: Sep 12, 1830

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Nationality: United States

John H. Hobart

Date of Birth : Sep 14, 1775
Date of Death : Sep 12, 1830
Birth Place : Philadelphia

John Henry Hobart was the third Episcopal bishop of New York. He vigorously promoted the extension of the Episcopal Church in Central and Western New York. He founded the General Theological Seminary in New York City and Geneva College, later renamed Hobart Free College in 1852 after him, in Geneva, in the Finger Lakes area of upstate New York.

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