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Bishop Mathias Loras
Birth: Aug. 30, 1792
Lyon
Departement du Rhône
Rhône-Alpes, France
Death: Feb. 19, 1858
Dubuque
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA

Roman Catholic Bishop. He was appointed as the first Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dubuque, Iowa (now an Archdiocese) on July 28, 1837, and ordained as a Bishop on December 10 of the same year. In 1839, he founded the Saint Raphael Seminary, which is now a private liberal arts college. The school was renamed several times until its centennial year of 1939, when it was finally named Loras College in honor of the founder. (bio by: Dustin Oliver) 
 
Burial:
Saint Raphael's Cathedral
Dubuque
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Buried in mortuary chapel
 
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Record added: Apr 29, 2002
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Bishop Mathias Loras
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Bishop Mathias Loras
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