Peter James Muldoon
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 .
- Entry for Peter James Muldoon on catholic-hierarchy.org
- The Most Reverend Peter J. Muldoon, DD In: Homepage. Rockford Diocese , accessed April 7, 2018 .
Bishop of Rockford
|Edward Francis Hoban|
|SURNAME||Muldoon, Peter James|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American clergyman and Roman Catholic Bishop of Rockford|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 10, 1862|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Columbia (California) , California , United States|
|DATE OF DEATH||October 8, 1927|