- Category : 1899-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 3/6 - Martyr / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Unexpected 4
Scottish Roman Catholic priest and Archbishop of Glasgow, ordained on June 29, 1929.
He was appointed the Coadjutor Bishop of Dunkeld and Titular Bishop of Cyme by the Holy See on 27 April 1946. He was consecrated to the Episcopate on 20 June 1946. On the death of Bishop John Toner on 31 May 1949, he automatically succeeded as the Diocesan Bishop of Dunkeld. He was translated to the Diocese of Motherwell as bishop on 23 May 1955, and nine years later he translated again to the Metropolitan see of Glasgow as archbishop on 29 January 1964. Between 1962 and 1965, he attended all the four sessions of the Second Vatican Council.
He retired on 23 April 1974 and assumed the title Archbishop Emeritus of Glasgow. He died on 25 March 1976, aged 77.