Louis Sherman (bishop)

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Louis Ralph Sherman was an Anglican bishop in Canada in the 20th century.[1]

Born on 22 August 1886 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, he was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and ordained after a period of study at Ripon College Cuddesdon in 1912.[2] He began his ordained ministry as a curate at the Christ Church Mission, Poplar. Returning to Canada he held a similar post at Trinity Church, Saint John, New Brunswick. He was the priest in charge and then the rector of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Toronto and Rector of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Quebec and Dean of Quebec from 1925 to 1927, before being consecrated Bishop of Calgary.[3] In 1943 he also became Archbishop and Metropolitan of Rupert’s Land, dying in post on 31 July 1953.[4]


  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ ”The Clergy List” London, Kelly’s, 1913
  3. ^ The Times, 7 October 1926; pg. 11; Issue 44396; col G, News in Brief
  4. ^ Obituary Archbishop Of Rupert's Land The Times, 4 August 1953; pg. 8; Issue 52691; col E
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
William Cyprian Pinkham
Bishop of Calgary
Succeeded by
Harry Richard Ragg
Preceded by
Malcolm Taylor McAdam Harding
Metropolitan of Rupert's Land
Succeeded by
Walter Foster Barfoot