James Arthur Calata
|Born||22 July 1895|
|Died||16 June 1983(aged 87)|
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James Arthur Calata (1895 – 1983) was a South African priest and politician. He was the Secretary-General of the African National Congress from 1936 to 1949. He was appointed a canon of the Grahamstown Cathedral making him the first Black canon in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.
Notes and references
- Goedhals, M.M. (1995). "Calata, James Arthur". In Verwey, Elizabeth J. New Dictionary of South African Biography. HSRC Press. ISBN 978-0-7969-1648-8.
- Goedhals, Mandy (Feb 2003). "African Nationalism and Indigenous Christianity: A Study in the Life of James Calata (1895-1983)". Journal of Religion in Africa. 33 (1): 63–82. JSTOR 1581635 – via Jstor. (Subscription required (. ))
- Logie, Bartle; Snaddon, Ann (2006). Water in the wilderness. Bluecliff Pub.
- "Rev. James Arthur Calata". www.sahistory.org. Retrieved 2013-07-21.