2 May 1924|
Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
|Died||11 February 2012
Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada
|Title||Bishop of The Arctic|
Born on 2 May 1924, educated at King's College, Halifax and ordained in 1951, he began his career at St Andrew’s Mission in the Northwest Territories. Later he was a Canon at All Saints’ Cathedral, Aklavik and then Archdeacon of Coppermine now Kugluktuk. From 1969 to 1973 he was Rector of Fort Smith when he was elevated to the Episcopate. He served as a Canadian Rangers officer.
- John R. Sperry, C.M., C.D., D.D.
- Bishop John R. Sperry, 87, former Bishop of the Arctic, dies in Hay River
- NWT Library Newsletter
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975/6 Lambeth, Church House Publishing 0108153674
- Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
- Montreal Gazette
- P. Whitney Lackenbaeur, The Canadian Rangers: A Living History
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