Godfrey Gower

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Godfrey Philip Gower was the fifth Bishop of New Westminster and Metropolitan of British Columbia.[1]
He was born on 5 December 1899,[2] educated at Imperial College, London and St. John's College, University of Manitoba and ordained in 1931.[3] He then held incumbencies in Camrose, Edmonton and Vancouver. He was appointed Bishop of New Westminster in 1951[4] and Metropolitan of British Columbia in 1968, retiring from both posts in 1971. He died on 23 August 1992.[5]

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Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Sir Francis Heathcote
Bishop of New Westminster
1951–1971
Succeeded by
David Somerville
Preceded by
Harold Sexton
Metropolitan of British Columbia
1968 –1971
Succeeded by
Ralph Dean