Kevin Michael Britt

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Kevin Michael Britt
Bishop of Grand Rapids
Diocese Grand Rapids
See Grand Rapids
Appointed 10 December 2002 (Coadjutor)
Installed 13 October 2003
Term ended 15 May 2004
Predecessor Robert John Rose
Successor Walter Allison Hurley
Orders
Ordination 28 June 1970
Consecration 6 January 1994
by Adam Joseph Maida
Personal details
Born (1944-11-19)19 November 1944
Detroit, USA
Died 15 May 2004(2004-05-15) (aged 59)
Grand Rapids
Nationality American
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Kevin Michael Britt (November 19, 1944 – May 16, 2004) was an American Roman Catholic bishop.

Biography[edit]

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Britt was ordained to the priesthood on June 28, 1970 for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit. On November 23, 1993, Britt was appointed auxiliary bishop of the Detroit Archdiocese and he was ordained on January 6, 1994, aged 49.

On December 10, 2002, Britt was appointed coadjutor bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids. On October 13, 2003, he was named as the tenth bishop of the Diocese of Grand Rapids.[1]

Death[edit]

Bishop Britt died suddenly in his sleep at age 59 on May 16, 2004, at his home in Grand Rapids.[2]

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