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Rev Eldon Anthony Sylvester

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Rev Eldon Anthony Sylvester

Birth
Death 19 Dec 1978 (aged 46)
Belize City, Belize, Belize
Burial Belize City, Belize, Belize
Memorial ID 139663240 View Source

He was 12th Bishop of the Anglican Church in Belize.
He was ordained in 1956, after completing his training at Codrington College, in Barbados.

He served parishes in Belize until 1961, when he was appointed archdeacon. In 1972, he was the first black to become bishop in Belize.

Both Eldon and his wife were killed when they crashed into a truck parked on the highway. Their daughter, Beverly was with them, but she only had 2 broken legs. The other 2 children were not with them.

The children were:
Beverly, Lawrence and Edward.

Bio by: Theron & Helen Smith


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THE 10TH BISHOP OF BELIZE
JUNE 1972 - DECEMBER 1978


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