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Francis Johannes, German bishop.

Background

Johannes, Francis was born on February 17, 1874 in Mittelstren, Bavaria. Son of Urban and Anna M. (Zwierlein) Johannes.

Education

Came with parents to the United States, 1882. Educated St. Benedict’s College, Atchison, Kansas, 1888-1892, St. Francis Seminary, Milwaukee, 1892-1896.

Career

Ordained priest R.C. Church, 1897. Assistant pastor Immaculate Conception Church, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1897-1918, pastor, 1918-1928. Coadjustor bishop of Leavenworth, 1928-1929, bishop of Leavenworth, April 20, 1929.

Connections

father:
Urban Johannes

mother:
Anna M. (Zwierlein) Johannes