Anthony John Maas
August 23, 1858
Bainkhausen, Province of Westphalia, Prussia
|Died||February 20, 1927 (aged 68)|
Poughkeepsie, New York
|Burial place||Saint Andrew-on-Hudson|
Anthony Maas was born in Bainkhausen, Province of Westphalia, Prussia on August 23, 1858. He was educated at public and private schools and the gymnasium at Arnsberg, Westphalia, the Jesuit scholasticates at Manresa, New York, Woodstock College, and Manresa, Spain.
Maas came to the United States, entered the Society of Jesus in 1877, and was ordained, 1887. He was professor of Scripture (1891-1905) and prefect of studies (1897-1905) at Woodstock, assistant editor of The Messenger in New York (1905-1907), rector of Woodstock College (1907-1912), and provincial of the Maryland-New York Province, resident in New York (1912-1927).
- The Catholic Encyclopedia and its Makers. The Encyclopedia Press. 1917. p. 105. Retrieved September 22, 2021 – via archive.org.
- "Maas, Anthony J.", New Catholic Dictionary, 1929 p.580
- The Sacred Heart Review, Volume 58, Number 24, 24 November 1917
- Maas, A. J.( 1895), Maas, A. J. SJ, Christ in Type and Prophecy, New York, Benziger Brothers
- Maas, A. J. (1898), The Gospel according to Saint Matthew, with an Explanatory and Critical Commentary, publ. B Herder, St Louis Mo.
- "Rev. Anthony J. Maas, 68, Dies in Poughkeepsie". The Baltimore Sun. Poughkeepsie, New York. February 21, 1927. p. 2. Retrieved September 22, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.