Dean, Walter John. Retired minister of the United Church of Canada. Born in St. Helens, England, and served there for five years as an apprentice in the Pilkington Glass Works; because a local preacher in the Wesleyan Methodist Church; studied for a time in the Joyful News Home for Evangelists in Rochdale, England. In 1900 he went to Newfoundland as a candidate for the Methodist ministry; in 1904, took further theological studies at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick; served parishes in the Methodist Church and later the United Church, until 1940 when he retired.
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