Richard Perdue

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Richard Gordon Perdue (13 February 1910 – 8 August 1998) was an Anglican bishop.

Perdue was educated at Trinity College, Dublin,[1] and ordained in 1934.[2] After curacies at Drumcondra and Rathmines he was the incumbent at Castledermot and then Archdeacon of Killaloe and Kilfenora. He was ordained to the episcopate as the Bishop of Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert and Kilmacduagh in 1953 and translated to be the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in 1957.[3] He retired in 1978.

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-2007 London, A & C Black, 2007 ISBN 978-0-19-954087-7
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  3. ^ A New History of Ireland by Theodore William Moody, F. X. Martin, Francis John Byrne, Art Cosgrove: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1976, ISBN 0-19-821745-5
Church of Ireland titles
Preceded by
Hedley Webster
Bishop of Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert and Kilmacduagh
1953 – 1957
Succeeded by
Henry Arthur Stanistreet
Preceded by
George Otto Simms
Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross
1957– 1978
Succeeded by
Samuel Greenfield Poyntz