Record

CodeDS1290
Dates1892-1967
Person NameChadwell; Arthur Ernest (1892-1967); Assistant Bishop of Korea
SurnameChadwell
ForenamesArthur Ernest
EpithetAssistant Bishop of Korea
ActivityArthur Chadwell was consecrated as Assistant Bishop of Korea in November 1951, to act in the absence of Bishop Cecil Cooper who had been taken prisoner by the Communist forces during the Korean War. He was solely responsible for the administration of the Diocese until Bishop Cooper's return in 1953. Following Bishop Cooper's resignation in 1955 he remained in charge of the Diocese until the appointment of Bishop John Daly in that year, and continued to serve as his Assistant Bishop. Following a furlough in 1958, he returned to Korea and was based at In'chon [Inchun] until his retirement in 1964.

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