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Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget
Birth: Nov. 7, 1763
Departement du Puy-de-Dme
Auvergne, France
Death: Nov. 11, 1850
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Religious Leader. He came to America fleeing the turmoils of the French Revolution, and taught at Georgetown College in Washington D.C. and St. Mary's College in Baltimore, Maryland. Received by President George Washington, in 1808 he was appointed by Pope Pius VII first Bishop of the Bardstown Catholic Diocese - the western frontier area that included parts of 8 states. (bio by: Mike Maloney) 
Cathedral of the Assumption
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Cathedral Undercroft Chapel
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
Record added: Nov 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6943084
Bishop Benedict Joseph Flaget
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