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Edmond L. Browning

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The Most Reverend Edmond Lee Browning D.D.
24th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church
ChurchEpiscopal Church
ElectedSeptember 19, 1985
In Office1985-1997
PredecessorJohn Allin
SuccessorFrank Griswold
OrdinationMay 23, 1955
ConsecrationJanuary 5, 1968[1]
by John E. Hines
Personal details
BornMarch 11, 1929(1929-03-11)
Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
DiedJuly 11, 2016(2016-07-11) (aged 87)
Hood River, Oregon, United States [2]
BuriedCathedral Church of Saint Andrew (Honolulu)
ParentsEdmond Lucian Browning & Cora Mae Lee
SpousePatricia Alline Sparks
Previous postBishop of Okinawa (1968-1971)
Bishop of the Convocation of American Churches in Europe (1971-1974)
Executive for National and World Mission (1974-1976)
Bishop of Hawaii (1976-1985)

Edmond Lee Browning (March 11, 1929 - July 11, 2016) was an American bishop. He was the 24th Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America from 1985 through 1997.