Peter James Muldoon

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Peter James Muldoon (born October 10, 1862 in Columbia , California , United States , † October 8, 1927 ) was an American clergyman and Roman Catholic bishop of Rockford .


Peter James Muldoon received the sacrament of ordination for the Archdiocese of Chicago on December 18, 1886 .

On June 11, 1901, Pope Leo XIII appointed him . the titular bishop of Tamassus and auxiliary bishop in Chicago. The Apostolic Delegate in the United States, Cardinal Sebastiano Martinelli , ordained him episcopal on July 25 of that year . Co- consecrators were Henry Cosgrove , Bishop of Davenport , and James Ryan , Bishop of Alton .

Pope Pius X appointed him Bishop of Rockford on September 28, 1908 . The Rockford inauguration took place on December 15 of the same year. On March 22, 1917, Pope Benedict XV appointed him . to the Bishop of Monterey-Los Angeles . However, he did not take up this office and remained Bishop of Rockford until his death.

In 1922 he published a biography of the Archbishop of Chicago, who died in 1902, under the title The life of Patrick Augustine Feehan .

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Edward Francis Hoban