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Philip Francis Pocock
Birth: Jul. 2, 1906
Death: Sep. 6, 1984

Religious Leader. A native of St. Thomas, Ontario, Pocock served as the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Toronto from 1971 until his retirement in 1978. Educated at the St. Peter's Seminary in London, Ontario, he also studied canon law in Rome, where he graduated with a Doctorate in that field. Pocock was ordained a priest in 1930 and became a professor at St. Peter's Seminary, where he taught Moral Theology and Canon Law. His other religious posts include being appointed as the Bishop of Saskatoon, Saskatoon, in 1944, Apostolic Administrator of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Titular Archbishop of Aprus, both in 1951, Archbishop of Winnipeg in 1952, and as the Coadjutor Archbishop of Toronto, Ontario, and Titular Archbishop of Isauropolis, in 1961. Pocock also served as an assistant to Archbishop James Charles McGuigan of Toronto. Pocock served out the rest of days working as a priest at St. Mary's Parish in Brampton, Ontario. The title of Archbishop Emeritus of Toronto was later bestowed on him for his numerous charity acts and helping to establish several institutions.  (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
Thornhill
York Regional Municipality
Ontario, Canada
 
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Originally Created by: K
Record added: Mar 09, 2007
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