James Calata

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Reverend James Arthur Calata (22 July 1895 – 16 June 1983) was a South African priest and politician. He was the Secretary-General of the African National Congress from 1936 to 1949. He was appointed a canon of the Grahamstown Cathedral making him the first Black canon in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.[1][2]


  1. ^ Goedhals 1995, pp. 36-.
  2. ^ Logie 2006, p. 63.