William White (bishop of Newfoundland)

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William Charles White (August 31, 1865 – June 14, 1943) was the 5th Anglican Bishop of Newfoundland (1918–42).

White was born at Trinity Bay, Newfoundland and his father was Robert White.

White was a curate of Bonavista; rector of Fogo (1890-1900), Heart's Content (1900-1908), and the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, St. John's (1908-1917).[1]

White was the first native born bishop of the Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador. He ordained "70 Queen's men during his term of office."[2]

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  1. ^ Malden Richard (ed) (1920). Crockford's Clerical Directory for 1920 (51st edn). London: The Field Press. p. 1094.
  2. ^ 1943 Diocese of Newfoundland Synod Journal, page 69.
Church of England titles
Preceded by Bishop of Newfoundland
1918 – 1942
Succeeded by