The Right Reverend
Thomas Underwood Dudley
|II Bishop of Kentucky|
|Province|| The Episcopal Church |
|Born||September 26, 1837|
|Died||January 22, 1904|
New York City
|Buried||Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky|
Thomas Underwood Dudley was the second Bishop of Kentucky in The Episcopal Church.
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The Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky is a diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, encompassing the western half of the state of Kentucky.
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|Episcopal Church (USA) titles|
Benjamin Bosworth Smith
| 2nd Bishop of Kentucky |
1884-1904 (Coadjutor Bishop, 1875-1884)
Charles E. Woodcock