The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut

Listing of Prior Bishops

For a more extensive list of Diocesan Bishops, biographies, and finding aids, please see the Diocesan Bishops' page

1. Samuel Seabury
      
Diocesan Bishop, 1784-1796

2. Abraham Jarvis
      
Diocesan Bishop, 1797-1813

 3. Thomas Church Brownell
      Diocesan Bishop, 1819-1865

 4. John Williams
       Bishop Coadjutor, 1851-1865
       Diocesan Bishop, 1865-1899

 5. Chauncey Bunce Brewster
       Bishop Coadjutor, 1897-1899 
       Diocesan Bishop, 1899-1928

 6. Edward Campion Acheson 
       Suffragan Bishop, 1915-1926 
       Bishop Coadjutor, 1926-1928 
       Diocesan Bishop, 1928-1934

 7. Frederick Grandy Budlong
       Bishop Coadjutor, 1931-1934 
       Diocesan Bishop, 1934-1951

8. Walter Henry Gray
       
Suffragan Bishop, 1940-1945 
       Bishop Coadjutor, 1945-1951 
       Diocesan Bishop, 1951-1969

    Robert McConnell Hatch
       
Suffragan Bishop, 1951-1957

 9. John Henry Esquirol
       
Suffragan Bishop, 1958-1969 
       Diocesan Bishop, 1969-1971

10. Joseph Warren Hutchens 
       
Suffragan Bishop, 1961-1971 
       Diocesan Bishop, 1971-1977

 11. Morgan Porteus
       
Suffragan Bishop, 1971-1976
       Bishop Coadjutor, 1976 
       Diocesan Bishop, 1977-1981

 12. Arthur Edward Walmsley
       
Bishop Coadjutor, 1979-1981
       Diocesan Bishop, 1981-1993

    William Bradford Turner Hasting
       
Suffragan Bishop, 1981-1986  

    Jeffery William Rowthorn
       
Suffragan Bishop, 1987-1993

 13. Clarence Nicholas Coleridge  
      
Suffragan Bishop, 1981-1993
       Diocesan Bishop, 1993-1999

 14. Andrew Donnan Smith 
 
      Suffragan Bishop, 1996-1999 
       Diocesan Bishop, 1999-2009

     James Elliot Curry
       Suffragan Bishop, 2000-2014

     Wilfrido Ramos-Orench
       Suffragan Bishop, 2000-2006

     Laura Jean Ahrens 
        
Suffragan Bishop, 2007-

 15. Douglas, Ian T.
  
     Diocesan Bishop, April 2010-