John Alfred Meaden served as diocesan from 1956 - 1965 of the Diocese of Newfoundland. He was the seventh Bishop of the Diocese.
Meaden received an honorary Doctor of Laws from the Memorial University of Newfoundland in May 1960.
He published two small books:
- John Alfred Meaden. "The Anglican Church in Newfoundland (1960 edition)". Open Library. Retrieved 2016-11-21.
- John Alfred Meaden. "More Historical Notes [ Queen's College, Newfoundland ] by Meaden, John Alfred - 1979". Biblio.com. Retrieved 2016-11-21.