William Davis (bishop)

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William Wallace Davis , DD (10 December 1908 - 29 May 1987 ) was a Canadian Anglican bishop in the 20th century.[1]

Davis was educated at the University of Bishop’s College, Lennoxville [2] and ordained in 1932.[3] After a curacy at St Matthew, Ottawa he was the incumbent at Coaticook before becoming the Archdeacon of Quebec in 1947. He was Dean of Nova Scotia and Rector of the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax from 1952 to 1958 when he became Bishop Coadjutor of Nova Scotia. He was appointed its full diocesan five years later. In 1972 he became Archbishop of Nova Scotia and Metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada, retiring in 1975.

Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Robert Harold Waterman
Bishop of Nova Scotia
1963 – 1975
Succeeded by
George Feversham Arnold
Preceded by
Alexander Henry O'Neil
Metropolitan of Canada
1972 – 1975
Succeeded by
Robert Lowder Seaborn

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