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Thomas Anthony Welch, American bishop.

Background

Welch, Thomas Anthony was born on November 2, 1884 in Faribault, Minnesota, United States. Son of Thomas Joseph and Helen (Deasy) Welch.

Education

Graduated from St. Thomas College, St. Paul, Minn. Studied philosophy and theology at St. Paul Sem.

Career

Ordained priest R.C. Church, 1909. Secretary to Archbishop John Ireland, 1910-1918. Chancellor Archdiocese of St Paul, 1918-1923.

Vicar general of Archdiocese of St. Paul. Appointed bishop of Duluth, December 17, 1925, consecrated, February 3, 1926.

Connections

father:
Thomas Joseph Welch

mother:
Helen (Deasy) Welch