Alexis (Panteleyev) of Omsk

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His Grace, Alexis (Panteleev) of Alaska was a hierarch of the Russian Metropolia in North America who served as Bishop of San Francisco from 1927 to 1931 and Bishop of Alaska from 1934 and 1944.

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Life

Born Alexander Apollosovich Panteleyev (Александр Аполлосович Пантелеев).

Alexis (Panteleev) was an archimandrite who was consecrated Bishop of San Francisco on February 6, 1927. On June 10, 1928, Bp. Alexis participated in the consecration of St. Nicholas Church in Portland, Oregon.[1] In 1931, he was succeeded by Theophilus (Pashkovsky) who had been Bishop of Chicago.

In 1934, Bp. Alexis was appointed Bishop of Alaska, replacing Antoninus (Pokrovsky) who had transferred to the Russian Exarchate of North America. Bp. Alexis served as Bishop of Alaska until 1944.

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Alexis (Panteleyev) of Omsk
Preceded by:
Bishop of San Francisco
1927-1931
Succeeded by:
Theophilus (Pashkovsky)
Preceded by:
Antoninus (Pokrovsky)
Bishop of Alaska
1934-1944
Succeeded by:
John (Zlobin)
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Source

Constance J. Tarasar, ed., Orthodox America 1794-1976, Development of the Orthodox Church in America, Syosett, New York, The Orthodox Church in America, 1975

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