McLeod, N. Bruce, 1929-

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Norman Bruce McLeod was Moderator of The United Church of Canada, 1972-1974. He was born in Toronto in 1929. He obtained his B.D. from Emmanuel College in 1953, M.A. from Columbia University and Th.D. from Union Theological Seminary in 1960.
He was ordained by Toronto Conference in 1953 and served at the following churches in Ontario: Victoria Harbour, 1956-1958; St. Stephen’s on-the-Hill, Port Credit, 1958-1965; Westdale United Church, Hamilton, 1965-1970; Bloor Street United Church, Toronto, 1970-1975; and Richmond Hill United Church, 1979-1983; Metropolitan Toronto, 1984-1987; Bellefair, 1989-1994; St. John’s Stratford, 1994-1995; St. John’s Scarborough, 2000; Rosedale, 2000-2001. From 1987-1989 he also served as staff at Toronto Conference.
During his term as moderator he travelled extensively in Canada. In 1975 following his stint as Moderator he became Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission and was responsible for drafting a report on human rights in Ontario.

In the 1980s and 1990s Dr. McLeod was often invited as international observer and went to Africa, Latin America and Asia. Inter-faith conversations was a hallmark of his service. He was a frequent contributor to the United Church Observer and a columnist for the Toronto Star.


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