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Joseph Projectus Machebeuf
Birth: Aug. 11, 1812, France
Death: Jul. 10, 1889
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA

Roman Catholic Bishop. Denver's first Catholic Bishop, he was consecrated Bishop of Denver on August 16, 1868. He became known as "the Apostle of Colorado" for his unceasing work for the Catholic Church. Mount Olivet Cemetery, in which he is buried, was part of a 440 acre farm purchased by Bishop Machebeuf and donated by him to the Church. A peak in Colorado near Loveland Pass is named in his honor. (bio by: Salena Odom) 
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Wheat Ridge
Jefferson County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Inside Gallagher Memorial Chapel, Section 21, Block 7
 
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Originally Created by: Salena Odom
Record added: Jan 28, 2004
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Joseph Projectus Machebeuf
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