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Cecil Swanson

Cecil Beresford Swanson

, CM[1] (24 February 1889 – 19 January 1984) was a Canadian Anglican priest in the mid twentieth century.[2]

Swanson was born in Clapham,[3] educated at the University of Toronto and ordained in 1913. His first post was at Carmacks, Yukon after which he was the Incumbent at Whitehorse. He came to Lethbridge in 1922 and became its Archdeacon in 1926. In 1932 he was appointed Archdeacon of Calgary and in 1940 Dean of New Westminster. His last senior post was as Archdeacon of Toronto.


  1. ^ Archive Canada
  2. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1967/8 p1202
  3. ^ Anglican Yukon
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