Stanley Atkins

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Stanley Hamilton Atkins (1912-January 6, 1996) was born in Newcastle upon Tyne. Atkins served as Archdeacon of Milwaukee, in the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee, from 1962-1969 after almost two decades of service in the Church of England and the Anglican Church of Canada. He was consecrated as third Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire on August 2, 1969, in Christ Church Cathedral, Eau Claire. He was a leader in the movement opposing women's ordination in the Episcopal Church USA, and served as a trustee of Nashotah House Theological Seminary as well as The Living Church magazine.

Atkins retired as diocesan bishop in 1980, and was succeeded by William C. Wantland.

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