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Cardinal Albert Gregory Meyer
Birth: Mar. 9, 1903
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1965
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Religious Figure. He was a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, the tenth bishop and fifth archbishop of Chicago, Illinois. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he studied at the Saint Francis Seminary in his hometown and was ordained priest there on July 11, 1926. On February 22, 1946, he was appointed Bishop of Superior, Wisconsin, where he was consecrated bishop on May 8, 1946. He was promoted to the metropolitan See of Milwaukee on July 21, 1953 and installed on September 24, 1953 before being transferred as Archbishop of Chicago, on September 19, 1958 and installed on November 16, 1959. Pope John XXIII created him Cardinal on December 14, 1959, and he served as archbishop of the Windy City until his death from a brain tumor. In 1963 and 1964, he had been a member of the Board of presidency of the Second Vatican Council and in 1963, he participated in the conclave that elected Pope Paul VI. He is buried at Mundelein Seminary Cemetery(bio by: Guy Gagnon) 
 
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Cathedral of St John the Evangelist Crypt *
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Record added: Jan 21, 2012
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Cardinal Albert Gregory Meyer
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Cardinal Albert Gregory Meyer
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Cardinal Albert Gregory Meyer
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