Andrew McDonald (bishop)

For other people with the same name, see Andrew McDonald (disambiguation).
The Most Reverend
Andrew Thomas McDonald
Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh
Church Roman Catholic
Archdiocese St Andrews and Edinburgh
Appointed 19 July 1929
In office 1929-1950
Predecessor James Smith
Successor Gordon Gray
Ordination 9 August 1896
Consecration 24 September 1929
by Donald Mackintosh
Rank Metropolitan Archbishop
Personal details
Born (1871-02-12)12 February 1871
Fort William, Scotland
Died 22 May 1950(1950-05-22) (aged 79)
Nationality Scottish

Andrew Thomas McDonald, O.S.B., (1871–1950) was a Roman Catholic clergyman who served as the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, Scotland.

Born in Fort William on 12 February 1871, he was ordained a priest of Order of Saint Benedict on 9 August 1896. He was appointed the Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh on 19 July 1929 and consecrated to the Episcopate on 24 September 1929. The principal consecrator was Archbishop Donald Mackintosh, and the principal co-consecrators were Bishop James William McCarthy and Bishop John Toner. He died in office on 22 May 1950, aged 79.[1]


  1. "Archbishop Andrew Thomas (Joseph) McDonald, O.S.B.". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 30 September 2010.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
James August Smith
Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh
Succeeded by
Gordon Joseph Gray
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