Dimitry (Magan) of Philadelphia

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His Eminence, the Most Reverend Dimitry (Magan) of Boston was a hierarch of the Russian Metropolia in North America who served as both archbishop of Boston and of Philadelphia. His secular name was Eugene Magan.

Upon his arrival in the United States from Europe in 1948, Bp. Dimitry was appointed Bishop of Canada under the jurisdiction of the Russian Metropolia. Later, he was appointed Archbishop of Boston where he remained until 1959. He was then appointed Archbishop of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania.

Abp. Dimitry reposed April 1, 1970 and is buried at St. Vladimir's Cemetery at the Church of St. Mary in Jackson, New Jersey.

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Dimitry (Magan) of Philadelphia
Preceded by:
Macarius (Ilyinsky)
Bishop of Canada
1948-1949
Succeeded by:
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Preceded by:
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Archbishop of Boston
1949-1957
Succeeded by:
Ireney (Bekish)
Preceded by:
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Archbishop of Philadelphia
1957-1964
Succeeded by:
Kiprian (Borisevich)
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