He was born on 12 December 1871 and educated at Fettes College and the University of Edinburgh. His first post was a curacy at Old Saint Paul's, Edinburgh after which he was Second Chaplain of St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh. Later he was Rector of St Cuthbert's, Hawick, and then of St Bride's, Glasgow. In 1920 he was appointed Dean of Glasgow and Galloway and the following year its bishop. In 1931 he was translated to St Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane and died in post on 27 July 1938.
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