George Douglas (priest)

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George James Cosmo Douglas was a Scottish Episcopalian priest during the 20th century.

Douglas was born in 1889.[1] He was educated at the University of Edinburgh and ordained in 1914.

He began his ordained ministry with a curacy at St Paul's Cathedral, Dundee, after which he was a chaplain to the British Armed Forces.[2] After the war he became the priest in charge of St Andrew's and St George's Rosyth and then the rector of St John the Baptist's Dundee before his appointment as Dean of Argyll and The Isles - a post he held until his death on 7 January 1972.[3][4]


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 9780199540877
  2. ^ ”Scottish Episcopal Clergy, 1689-2000” Bertie, D.M: Edinburgh T & T Clark ISBN 0567087468
  3. ^ Church website
  4. ^ Obituary The Very Rev G.J.C Douglas The Times, 9 January 1973; pg. 14; Issue 58676; col G
Religious titles
Preceded by
Duncan MacInnes
Dean of Argyll and The Isles
1952 – 1972
Succeeded by
George Kennedy Buchanan Henderson