Primate of the Catholic Church who became the first leader of the united Anglican and Episcopalian churches in 1981.
After a bachelor's in philosophy, he entered a seminary of the Episcopal Church and was ordained a deacon.
He forged a merger between the Anglican Church and its American version, the Episcopalian Church, to become President of the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church in America.
He grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
He joined the Phi Beta Kappa society at school, around the same time as the feminist author Gloria Steinem.