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Alfred Arthur Sinnott, Canadian archbishop. Decorated by Polish government for care of and interest in Polish people in American.

Background

Sinnott, Alfred Arthur was born on February 22, 1877 in Victoria, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Son of John and Jane (McAuley) Sinnott.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Dunstan’s College, Charlottetown. Canada, 1891-1895; graduate, Grand Seminary, Montreal. Doctor of Civil Law, Canadian College, Rome, 1901.

Career

Ordained priest R.C. Church, February 18, 1900. Secretary to Apostolic Delaware, Ottawa. Canada, 1903-1916; consecrated bishop, September 21, 1916.

Archbishop of Winnipeg, 1916-1952. Appointed Assistant to Pontifical Throne by Pope Pius XII, October 21, 1940.

Connections

father:
John Sinnott

mother:
Jane (McAuley) Sinnott