Francis Augustine Thill
On August 24, 1938, Pope Pius XI appointed him . to the Bishop of Concordia . The Archbishop of Cincinnati, John Timothy McNicholas OP , donated him episcopal ordination on October 28 of the same year ; Co- consecrators were the Archbishop of Dubuque , Francis Joseph Beckman , and the Bishop of Denver , Urban John Vehr .
When the diocese of Concordia was renamed the Diocese of Salina on December 23, 1944, Thill also became Bishop of Salina.
- Entry on Francis Augustinus Thill on catholic-hierarchy.org
- Short biography , homepage of the Diocese of Salina (English, with photo), accessed on January 16, 2014
|Francis Joseph Deep||
Bishop of Salina
(until 1944 Bishop of Concordia)
|Frederick William Freking|
|SURNAME||Thill, Francis Augustine|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Thill, Francis Augustine|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American clergyman, Bishop of Salina|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 12, 1893|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Dayton , USA|
|DATE OF DEATH||May 21, 1957|