John Kavanagh (bishop)

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Bishop
John Patrick Kavanagh
Personal details
Born (1913-04-30)30 April 1913
Hawera
 New Zealand
Died 10 July 1985(1985-07-10)
Dunedin
 New Zealand

John Patrick Kavanagh (1913–1985) was the Fourth Catholic Bishop of Dunedin (1949-1985). Dunedin's only Catholic secondary school, Kavanagh College, is named after him.

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
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Auxiliary Bishop of Dunedin
1949–1957
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
James Whyte
4th Bishop of Dunedin
1957–1985
Succeeded by
Leonard Anthony Boyle