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Aloysius Schmitt

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Aloysius Schmitt
Born in St. Lucas, Fayette County, Iowamap
Brother of , , [private brother (1890's - 1970's)], [private brother (1890's - 1970's)], [private brother (1890's - 1960's)], [private sister (1890's - 1970's)], [private sister (1900's - 1990's)], [private sister (1900's - 1990's)], , , [private brother (1900's - 1970's)], , , [private sister (1900's - 1980's)], [private sister (1900's - 1980's)] and
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, Hawaiimap
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Name

Name: Aloysius /Schmitt/
Given Name: Aloysius
Surname: Schmitt
Source: #S69635
Page: 165
Quality or Certainty of Data: 2
Source: #S69664
Data:
Text: He studied at Campion, Loras College and North American Major seminary in Rome.
He was ordained and sent to St. Mary's Church, Dubuque, Iowa.
In the late 1930's he received permission from the Archbishop of Dubuque to become a chaplain . . .
Father Al was stationed on the Oklahoma.
He sacrificed his own life to assist others to escape. He was the first chaplain to die in WWII.
His chalice was found in the ruins and is on display at the beautiful chapel at Loras College.
There is a harbor on the Mississippi at Dubuque named after him with a monument.
Quality or Certainty of Data: 2


Alias

Alias: Father Aloysius /Schmitt/
Name Prefix: Father
Given Name: Aloysius
Surname: Schmitt


Ordination

Ordination:
Date: 8 DEC 1935


Note

Note: @N6@

Sources

Source S69635
Title: Kuennens of St. Lucas, The
Author: Denis Kuennen
Publication: 1979
Text: Included in the book The John Carl Bodensteiner Family, by Johanna Bodensteiner Kuennen
CONFIDENCE 2
Repository: #R13
Call Number: 79-51178
Media: Book


Repository R13
Name: Personal Library of Shirley (Huinker) Kuennen
Address: Hall Street
Ossian, Iowa 52161
USA
Address 1: Hall Street
City: Ossian
State: Iowa
Postal Code: 52161
Country: USA


Source S69664
Title: Descendants of Wessel Kunnen
Author: LaVerne Catanzarite
CONFIDENCE 2
Repository: #R1
Call Number:
Media: Electronic


Repository R1
Name: Internet










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