James Linton



James Henry Linton (9 February 1879 – 2 June 1958) was an eminent Anglican bishop in the 20th century.Educated at Durham University, and ordained in 1904, he was Vice-Principal of the CMS Training College in Oyo and then the Principal of Stuart Memorial College, Isfahan until his appointment to the episcopate as Bishop in Persia in 1919. He served until 1935 when he became an assistant bishop in the Diocese of Birmingham and Rector of Handsworth, retiring in 1954. At some point, he became a Doctor of Divinity (DD).

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