Born: March 2, 1832, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: May 17, 1913, Albany, New York.

Buried: In the east am­bu­la­tory of his ca­thed­ral of All Saints in Al­bany, New York.

Doane at­tend­ed Bur­ling­ton Coll­ege, New Jer­sey, and be­came an Epis­co­pal deacon in 1853, and priest in 1856. He served as Rec­tor in St. Mary’s Church, Bur­lin­gton, New Jer­sey, and Al­ba­ny, New York. He al­so served at St. John’s Church, Hartford, Con­nec­ti­cut (1863-67), and St. Peter’s, Albany, New York (1867-69). In 1869, he be­came Bi­shop of Al­ba­ny. He re­ceived hon­o­ra­ry de­grees from both Ox­ford and Cam­bridge. His works in­clude po­ems and a bi­o­gra­phy of his fa­ther, hymn­ist George Wash­ing­ton Doane.

Sources

Hymns

  1. Ancient of Days