Henry Regis Granjon
Henry Granjon was born in Saint-Étienne, Loire, to Peter and Jeanne (née Meunier) Granjon. He received his seminary training at Saint-Sulpice in Paris, and in Rome, where he earned a Doctor of Divinity degree. He was ordained to the priesthood on December 17, 1887. He joined the missions at Arizona in 1890. From 1897 to 1900, he was in charge of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, with residence in Baltimore, Maryland.
On April 19, 1900, Granjon was appointed the second Bishop of Tucson by Pope Leo XIII. He received his episcopal consecration at the Baltimore Cathedral on the following June 17 from Cardinal James Gibbons, with Bishops John J. Monaghan and Edward Patrick Allen serving as co-consecrators. At age 59, he died in Brignais while on a trip to meet with Pope Pius XI.
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