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Leon M. Grochowski, Polish bishop. Decorated Cross of Polish Legions, Medal of Independence (Poland).

Background

Grochowski, Leon M. was born on October 11, 1886 in Skupie, Poland. Son of Albert and Victoria (Pienkowski) Grochowski.

Education

Student Rotwand and Wawelberg Polytechnic, Warsaw, Poland, also Savonarola Theological Seminary, Scranton, Pennsylvania. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Nashota (Wisconsin) House, 1952, Virginia Theological Seminary, 1957.

Career

1 son, Mitchell Leon. Ordained to ministry Polish National Catholic Church, 1910. Formerly pastor St. Adalberts Church, Dickson City, Pennsylvania.

Bishop of synod, 1924. 1st prime bishop of synod, 1953-1969, also bishop of the central diocese. Rector Savonarola Theological Seminary.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 2 prayer books, also brochures. Editor: Straz, Polish National Union Weekly, Rola Boza (God’s Field), church weekly.

Connections

Married Bernice B. Baron.

father:
Albert Grochowski

mother:
Victoria (Pienkowski) Grochowski

spouse:
Bernice B. Baron