The Most Reverend William Mark Duke arrived in Vancouver in 1928 as coadjutor and was appointed Archbishop of Vancouver in 1931. During his 34-year tenure as sixth Archbishop of Vancouver, he was deeply respected by all who knew him and worked with him in the city. Honoured by the City of Vancouver in 1968 by being made the 32nd Freeman of the City, he was presented with a citation that read:
He had devoted great piety and humanity to the people of God and the service of Christ.
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