Tikhon (Troitsky) of San Francisco

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His Eminence the Most Reverend '''Tikhon (Troitsky) of San Francisco''' was the [[ROCOR]] Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America during the 1940s to the 1960s.
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He was one of the bishops who remained with the [[ROCOR]] during the [[schism]] with the [[OCA|Russian-American Metropolia]] in 1946.  The American bishops voted four out of nine to leave the ROCOR at the [[All-American Sobor#Seventh All-American Sobor|Cleveland Sobor]].  Five remained with the Church Abroad, four left to head the independent Metropolia.
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Tikhon was succeeded in the see of San Francisco by St. [[John Maximovitch]] in 1962.  He is buried at [[Holy Trinity Monastery (Jordanville, New York)]].
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{{succession|
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before=[[Apollinary (Koshevoy) of San Francisco|Apollinary (Koshevoy)]]|
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title=Archbishop of San Francisco<br>(ROCOR)|
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years=1934-1962|
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after=St. [[John Maximovitch]]}}
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==See also==
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* [[ROCOR and OCA]]
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[[Category:Bishops]]
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