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Fr Francisco Garcia Diego y Moreno
Birth: Sep. 17, 1785
Death: Apr. 30, 1846

Bishop of California. A native of Lagos in the Mexican state of Jalisco, Fr. Diego was ordained a priest in 1808. From 1816 until 1819 he was Master of Novices and in 1832 was given charge of the College of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Zacatecas. That same year he was appointed Prefect of the California mission system and personally served at Mission Santa Clara from 1833 until 1836. In 1840, he was appointed by Pope Gregory XVI as the first Bishop of Upper and Lower California, a position he held until his death six years later at Mission Santa Barbara. (bio by: G.Photographer) 
 
Burial:
Mission Santa Barbara Cemetery
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County
California, USA
Plot: Church Sanctuary
 
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Originally Created by: G.Photographer
Record added: Feb 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48292513
Fr Francisco Garcia Diego y Moreno
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Fr Francisco Garcia Diego y Moreno
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