George Browne (archbishop of West Africa)

The Most Reverend
George Browne
Archbishop of West Africa
Church Church of the Province of West Africa
Diocese Liberia
Predecessor Ishmael Mills Le-Maire
Successor Robert Okine
Ordination 1962 (deacon)
1963 (priest)
Consecration 1970
Rank Archbishop
Personal details
Born 1933
Cape Palmas
Died 1993

The Most Rev George Daniel Browne was an eminent Anglican priest in the second half of the 20th century.

Birth and education

He was born in Cape Palmas Liberia in 1933,[1] and educated at Cuttington University and Virginia Theological Seminary.

Ecclesiastical career

Browne was ordained deacon in 1962, and priest the following year. He became Bishop of Liberia in 1970 and Archbishop of West Africa in 1982,[2] retiring from both posts in 1989.


He died on 14 February 1993 in Milwaukee (the home town of one of his children)[3] after a long struggle with terminal illness and deteriorating health.


  1. Episcopal Archives
  2. Crockford’s 1987-88 Lambeth, Church House, 1987 ISBN 0-7151-8066-5
  3. Independent Obituary

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