Dermott Monahan

MONAHAN, (Carl) Dermott. b. Ikkada, South India, 1 January 1906; d. Lambeth, London, 23 May 1957. He was the son of a Wesleyan Methodist missionary, educated at Kingswood School, Bath, the school founded by John Wesley for the sons of ministers. From there he went to Trinity Hall, Cambridge (BA 1927); after a year (1927-28) as a Colonial Administrator in the Gold Coast (now Ghana), he studied at Handsworth College, Birmingham. He served in educational work in India in the Hyderabad District (1931-35, 1938-44), with an interval at the Methodist Mission House (1936-38). He became Principal of the Andhra Union Theological College in 1946. Monahan published The Lepers of Dichpalli (1938),...

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