- 1 Biography
- 2 Legacy
- 3 Service to God
- 4 Notes
- 5 References
- 6 External links
He was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Vancouver and Titular Bishop of Phasis by Pope Pius XI on August 10, 1928. He received his episcopal consecration on the following October 18 from Archbishop Timothy Casey. Duke later succeeded the late Archbishop Casey as full Archbishop of Vancouver on October 5, 1931.
- He founded St. Mark's College, a Catholic Theological College in affiliation with the University of British Columbia.
- He helped found Notre Dame Regional Secondary School, a Catholic high school for Vancouver (eastside) & Burnaby.
- He helped found St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Secondary School, a Catholic high school for North Vancouver.
- Helped found St. Vincent's Hospital, Vancouver which was administered by the Sisters of Charity. The hospital provided Catholic health care on August 12, 1939. The Hospital was closed on March 1, 2003.
- He founded The B.C. Catholic newspaper, the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Vancouver.
- Mount Duke was named after him in 1966.
Service to God
- Priest for 68 years
- Bishop for 43 years