Frederick Donald Coggan was born December 23rd in 1909 in Highgate, London, England. In 1931 he received a BA from St John’s College in Cambridge. Coggan graduated from Wycliffe Hall in Oxford in 1934. He was ordained in 1935. Coggan was the assistant curate at St Mary’s in Islington, London. In 1937 Coggan came to Canada, with his wife Jean, to become professor of the New Testament at Wycliffe College. In 1941 Coggan received his BD from the General Synod. It was also in 1941 when Coggan founded the School of Preaching. In 1944 Wycliffe honoured Coggan with a Doctor of Divinity. Coggan left Wycliffe in 1944 to become principal of the London College of Divinity. In 1956 he became the Bishop of Bradford. Coggan became the Archbishop of York in 1961. In 1974 Coggan became the Archbishop of Canterbury, a position he held until 1980. On May 17th 2000 Frederick Donald Coggan died.
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