William Ingraham Kip - He was first a Missionary Bishop from 1853 - 1856.  He was the First Bishop of the Diocese of California serving from 1857 until his death in 1893.

William Ford Nichols - He served from 1893 until 1924.


Edward L. Parsons - He served from 1924 until 1940.

Karl M. Block - He served from 1940 until his death in 1958.


James Pike - He served from 1958 and resigned in 1966 following his censure for radical theological views.

Chauncey Kilmer Myers - He served from 1967 until 1979.

William E. Swing - He served from 1979 until his retirement in 2006.


Marc Handley Andrus - Former Suffragan Bishop of Alabama, he became the Bishop of California in 2006.