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Sylvester Daniel Luby

clergyman , historian.

Sylvester Daniel Luby, American clergyman, historian. Member National Catholic Ednl. Association, American History Association, Mississippi Valley History Association, American Catholic History Association, Catholic History Society, Iowa College President Association, Delta Epsilon Sigma, Knights of Columbus (state chaplain 1947-1949).

Background

Luby, Sylvester Daniel was born on November 7, 1902 in Janesvile, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Daniel John and Agnes (Joyce) Luby.

Education

Student Columbia, 1930. Graduate work U. Wis.

Career

Ordained priest, 1928. Examiner junior clergy, since 1944. Archdiocesan consultor, 1947-1953.

Appointed domestic prelate with title of Right Reverend Monsignor by Pope Pius XII, 1948. Instructor history Loras College, 1928-1932, assistant professor, 1932-1936, associate professor, 1936-1938, professor, 1938-1947, department chairman, 1941-1947, 51-57, president college, 1947-1951, director Bishop Loras Office, since 1951. Lecturer moral theology Clarke College, 1952-1957.

Pastor Saint Anthony’s Church, since 1957. Visiting professor of history Catholic U., summers, 1941-1944.

Works

  • Contributor to Catholic Encyclopedia.

Membership

Member National Catholic Ednl. Association, American History Association, Mississippi Valley History Association, American Catholic History Association, Catholic History Society, Iowa College President Association, Delta Epsilon Sigma, Knights of Columbus (state chaplain 1947-1949).

Connections

father:
Daniel John Luby

mother:
Agnes (Joyce) Luby