Ralph Dean

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Ralph Stanley Dean was the fifth Bishop of Cariboo and sixth Metropolitan of British Columbia.[1]

Dean was born in London in 1913,[2] educated at John Roan School and ordained in 1939.[3] After curacies at St Mary, Islington and St Luke, Watford[4] he was Chaplain, Tutor and then Vice Principal at the London College of Divinity. Emigrating to Canada, he was Principal of Emmanuel College, Saskatoon, Canada and the Incumbent at Sutherland until his elevation to the Episcopate in 1956. In 1971 he was appointed Archbishop of Cariboo and Metropolitan of British Columbia, posts he held for two years. He died on 23 August 1987.

Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Frederic Stanford
Bishop of Cariboo
1956– 1973
Succeeded by
John Philip Samuel Snowden
Preceded by
Godfrey Philip Gower
Metropolitan of British Columbia
1971 – 1973
Succeeded by
John Timothy Frame