Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Algoma. Archbishop (1896-1926: Thorneloe)
The Most Reverend Dr George Thorneloe was an eminent Canadian Anglican priest at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th. Born in Coventry on 4 October 1848 and educated at Bishop’s College, Lennoxville, he was ordained in 1874. He was a missionary at Stanstead in Quebec Province until 1885 when he became Rector of St Peter, Sherbrooke.In 1896 he was elected Bishop of Algoma and in 1915 he also became Metropolitan of Ontario, posts he held until 1927. He died on 3 August 1935. A village in rural Ontario is named after him.