John Francis Cunningham
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 .
- Entry for John Francis Cunningham on catholic-hierarchy.org
- Short biography , homepage of the Diocese of Salina (English, with photo), accessed on January 16, 2014
Bishop of Concordia
|Francis Joseph Deep|
|SURNAME||Cunningham, John Francis|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American clergyman, Roman Catholic Bishop of Concordia|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 20, 1842|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Irremore , Ireland|
|DATE OF DEATH||June 23, 1919|