Kenneth Clements

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Kenneth John Clements (21 December 1905[1] - 8 January 1992[2]) was an Anglican bishop in Australia.[3]

Clements was educated at Highgate School and the University of Sydney. He was ordained in 1934 and became registrar for the Diocese of Riverina until 1937 when he was appointed Rector of Narrandera. He then held further incumbencies at Tumbarumba and Gunning. Later he was Archdeacon of Goulburn before his consecration to the episcopate as the bishop coadjutor in the Diocese of Grafton on 29 June 1949.[4] He succeeded, becoming diocesan Bishop of Grafton in 1956.[5] Five years later he was translated to the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn[6] – he was elected on 21 February, installed on 15 June 1961 and retired on 30 September 1971.

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Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Christopher Storrs
Bishop of Grafton
1956–1961
Succeeded by
Gordon Arthur
Preceded by
Ernest Burgmann
Bishop of Canberra and Goulborn
1961–1971
Succeeded by
Cecil Warren