John Francis Cunningham

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John Francis Cunningham (born June 20, 1842 in Irremore , County Kerry , Ireland , † June 23, 1919 ) was an American clergyman and Roman Catholic bishop of Concordia .


John Francis Cunningham received on August 8, 1865 through the Vicar Apostolic of Kansas , John Baptiste Miège SJ , the sacrament of ordination and from 1874 belonged to the clergy of the Leavenworth diocese .

On May 14, 1898, Pope Leo XIII appointed him . to the Bishop of Concordia . The Archbishop of Saint Louis , John Joseph Cain , donated him episcopal ordination on September 21 of the same year ; Co- consecrators were the Bishop of Wichita , John Joseph Hennessy , and the Bishop of Lincoln , Thomas Bonacum .

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predecessor Office successor
Richard Scannell Bishop of Concordia
Francis Joseph Deep