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Clergyman

Gregory Gerrer, French clergyman.

Background

Gerrer, Gregory was born on July 23, 1867 in Alsace Lorraine, France. Son of F. X. and Caroline (Gross) Gerrer.

Education

Studied art at Paris and Rome, remaining abroad, 1900-1904.

Career

Ordained priest R.C. Church, in Buckfast Abbey, Devonshire, England, 1900. Studied art at Paris and Rome, remaining abroad, 1900-1904. Painted official portrait of Pope Pius X, exhibited at St. Louis Exposition, 1904, replica painted for the Vatican.

Painter of portraits, murals and scenery. Admitted to Oklahoma Hall of Fame, 1931.

Connections

father:
F. X. Gerrer

mother:
Caroline (Gross) Gerrer