Edward Bass

About Edward Bass

Birth Day: April 17, 1726
Birth Place: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died On: September 10, 1803(1803-09-10) (aged 77)\nNewburyport, Massachusetts, United States
Birth Sign: Taurus
Church: Episcopal Church
Diocese: Massachusetts
Elected: 1796
In office: 1797-1803
Successor: Samuel Parker
Ordination: May 1752 by Thomas Sherlock
Consecration: 7 May 1797 by William White
Alma mater: Harvard University

Edward Bass


Energy

Edward Bass is a member of Energy born on April 17, 1726 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. As of 2018 Edward Bass net worth is approximately $2.48 Billion. In 1959 Edward Bass and his three brothers inherited $2.8 million each from oil tycoon uncle Sid Richardson. The brothers parlayed their inheritance into multi-billion dollar fortunes with the help of bets on oil and pipelines that paid off big.

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💰 Net worth: $2.48 Billion

2009 $1.5 Billion
2010 $1.5 Billion
2011 $1.5 Billion
2012 $2 Billion
2013 $2.1 Billion
2014 $2.3 Billion
2015 $2 Billion
2016 $1.8 Billion
2017 $3 Billion
2018 $2.48 Billion

Famous Quotes:

Wealth is not a matter of money, it is a matter of being able to forwardly organize our lives in a positive way.

Biography/Timeline

1744

Bass attended Harvard University, graduating in 1744. He taught and preached in Congregationalist churches, then went to England to be ordained by the bishop of London in May 1752. He had been appointed assistant at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Newburyport, Massachusetts, in 1749 by the new rector, Matthias Plant, whom he followed as rector in 1753, serving until his death in 1803.

1797

Bass considered himself neutral during the American Revolution, but since he omitted from the church Service all reference to the royal family and the British government, he was accused by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts of supporting the colonists and lost his financial support. In May 1789, the first convention of the Diocese of Massachusetts, meeting in Salem, elected Bass bishop of Massachusetts and Rhode Island but his parish rejected the election because lay delegates did not participate. In 1796 in Boston, Bass was unanimously re-elected bishop of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Maine, with lay participation, and was consecrated in Philadelphia on May 7, 1797. He also oversaw the churches in New Hampshire and is listed by the Diocese of Rhode Island as its second bishop. Edward Bass was the 7th bishop consecrated for the Episcopal Church.

1803

Bass died on September 10, 1803, just before he was to travel to Portland, Maine. James Morss in his diary, wrote of him, "He felt ill on Saturday and felt he could not preach Sunday night and was concerned about my conducting the Service without him as I had not done so before, but he was dead before Sunday."

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