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John (Shahovskoy) of San Francisco

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His Eminence the Most Reverend '''John (Shahovskoy), Archbishop of San Francisco''' was one of the many émigrés from the Russian civil war who entered a [[monastic]] life in the Orthodox Church and became a diocesan [[bishop]] in the United States. After first being [[consecration|consecrated]] Bishop of Brooklyn in the American [[OCA|Metropolia]], he was elected Bishop of San Francisco and Western America and [[Archbishop]] in 1961, a position he held until his retirement in 1973.
 
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