David Russell (bishop)

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David Patrick Hamilton Russell
Bishop of Grahamstown
Church Anglican
Diocese Grahamstown
In office 1987 – 2004
Predecessor Kenneth Oram
Successor Thabo Makgoba
Ordination 1965
Consecration 1986
Personal details
Born 6 November 1938

The Rt Rev David Patrick Hamilton Russell[1] was born on 6 November 1938 and was educated at the University of Cape Town.[2] Ordained in 1965,[3] he was a Chaplain to migrant workers and from 1975 to 1986 he was banned and house arrested by the South African Government. He was a Suffragan Bishop in the Diocese of St John’s from 1986 to 1987 and then Bishop of Grahamstown[4] until 2004.

Anglican Church of Southern Africa titles
Preceded by
Kenneth Oram
Bishop of Grahamstown
1987 – 2004
Succeeded by
Thabo Makgoba