James Allan (bishop)

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Hugh James Pearson Allan
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Born Hugh James Pearson Allan
(1928-08-07)August 7, 1928
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA
Died June 26, 2013(2013-06-26) (aged 84)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA
Cause of death
Natural Causes
Residence Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Anglican Bishop of the Diocese of Keewatin
Years active 1955–1994
Religion Anglican
Spouse(s) Beverley Edith Allan, nee Baker
(1955–2008, her death)
Children Mary, Douglas, Barbara, Jennifer
Relatives Dorothy (sister, deceased)

Hugh James Pearson Allan (7 August 1928 - 26 June 2013 ) was a Canadian Anglican bishop.[1]

Allan was educated at the University of Manitoba. He was ordained in 1955[2] and began his ordained ministry with curacies in Winnipeg, after which he spent four years as a missionary at Peguis First Nation. From 1960 to 1968 he was Rector of St Mark’s Winnipeg and then Rural Dean of Cypress. He was Dean of Qu’Appelle and Rector of St Paul’s Cathedral, Regina until his ordination to the episcopate as the 6th Bishop of Keewatin in 1974.[3][4] He resigned his see in 1991 and was an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island until 1994. He died on June 26, 2013.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1975-76 Lambeth, Church House,1975 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  3. ^ Diocesan website
  4. ^ Anglican Bishops of Canada
  5. ^ "Obituary and memorial page". Neil Bardal Funeral Center. Neil Bardal. Retrieved 6 July 2013. 
Religious titles
Preceded by
Hugh Vernon Stiff
Bishop of Keewatin
1974–1991
Succeeded by
Thomas Collings