Philippe Desranleau

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Philippe Desranleau
Archbishop of Sherbrooke
Archdiocese Sherbrooke
Installed 1941
Term ended 1952
Predecessor Alphonse-Osias Gagnon
Successor Georges Cabana
Personal details
Born (1882-04-03)April 3, 1882
Saint-Sébastien-d'Iberville, Quebec
Died May 28, 1952(1952-05-28) (aged 70)

Philippe Desranleau (April 3, 1882 – May 28, 1952) was a Canadian Roman Catholic priest and the Archbishop of Sherbrooke from 1951 to 1952.

Born in Saint-Sébastien-d'Iberville, Quebec, Desranleau studied at the Séminaire de Saint-Hyacinthe and the Grand Séminaire de Montréal. He was ordained as a priest in 1909. In 1937, he was appointed Titular Bishop of Sala and a Coadjutor Bishop of Sherbrooke. He was appointed Bishop of Sherbrooke in 1941 and was made the first Archbishop in 1951. He served until his death in 1952.


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