William Hallam

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William Thomas Thompson Hallam was an Anglican bishop.

Biography[edit]

Born in 1878[1] he was educated at Dalhousie University and began his ordained ministry as a curate at Lindsay, Ontario after which he was the incumbent of Cannington. [2] He was next Professor of Divinity at Wycliffe College, Toronto. After this he was Principal of Emmanuel College, Saskatoon and then Rector of the Church of Ascension, Hamilton. He became Bishop of Saskatchewan in 1931 and, when the diocese divided in 1933, the inaugural Bishop of Saskatoon.

He retired in 1949 and died on 25 July 1956.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Who was Who” 1897-1990 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1940-41 Oxford, OUP,1941
  3. ^ The Times, Monday, Jul 30, 1956; pg. 4; Issue 53596; col A Deaths
Religious titles
Preceded by
George Exton Lloyd
Bishop of Saskatchewan
1931–1933
Succeeded by
Walter Burd
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of Saskatoon
1933–1949
Succeeded by
Wilfred Eastland Fuller