The Reverend William Proctor Remington

Saint Paul's ChurchHistory

In 1911, as soon as Thurston’s resignation was definite, a call was sent to The Rev. William Proctor Remington, vicar of the memorial chapel of the Holy Communion in Philadelphia. The parish had had young rectors before but Remington was the first track star. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1900. He was a member of the U. S. Olympic track team and competed as a hurdler and sprinter in the Paris games. … Read More

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