Jean-Baptiste René

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Jean-Baptiste René (August 22, 1841 – April 6, 1916) was the second Roman Catholic Prefect Apostolic of Alaska.[1]

Born in France, Rene was ordained in 1876.[2] On March 16, 1897, Father Rene was appointed prefect apostolic of Alaska resigning on March 28, 1904.[3][4] He was later Professor of Scripture and of Hebrew at Spokane.

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  1. ^ Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie ecclésiastiques - Page 581 Alfred Baudrillart, Albert de Meyer, Roger Aubert - 1912 "JUNEAU, diocèse en Alaska, érigé le 23 juin 1951, situé à l'extrémité sud-orientale de ce territoire, qui est devenu le 3 janv. .... Celui-ci eut comme successeur le P. Jean-Baptiste René, qui avait remplacé l'abbé Althoff comme curé de Juneau ..."
  2. ^ Letters and diaries - Volume 30 - Page 366 John Henry Newman, Charles Stephen Dessain - 1961 "Jean Baptiste René (1841-1916) was the Superior of a school in Limerick 1880-8. He was then for eight years Prefect Apostolic of Alaska, and later Professor of Scripture and of Hebrew at Spokane. On 9 May Bishop Clifford wrote to Newman ..."
  3. ^ David M. Cheney. "Father Jean Baptist Rene [Catholic-Hierarchy]". Catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2010-05-16. 
  4. ^ "Catholic Encyclopedia: Alaska". Newadvent.org. Retrieved 2010-05-16.