Bob Dann

Robert William "Bob" Dann (28 September 1914 – 11 April 2008) was the 9th Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne.

Dann studied for ordination at Trinity College at the University of Melbourne[1] and was ordained in 1946. His first post was as Director of Youth and Religious Education in the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne. After successive incumbencies[2] he was appointed the Archdeacon of Essendon and, in 1969, he became a bishop coadjutor of the diocese before becoming the archbishop eight years later.[3] He retired in 1983.


Religious titles
Preceded by
Sir Frank Woods
Archbishop of Melbourne
1977 –1983
Succeeded by
David Penman

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