Martin Walter Stanton

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Most Reverend

Martin W. Stanton
Auxiliary Bishop of Newark
ChurchCatholic Church
SeeTitular See of Citium
AppointedJune 27, 1957
In officeSeptember 24, 1957 – April 17, 1972
OrdinationJune 14, 1924
ConsecrationSeptember 24, 1957
by Thomas Aloysius Boland
Personal details
BornApril 17, 1897
Jersey City, New Jersey
DiedOctober 1, 1977(1977-10-01) (aged 80)

Martin Walter Stanton (April 17, 1897 – October 1, 1977) was a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States.[1] He served as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark from 1957 to 1972.


Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Martin Stanton was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Newark on June 14, 1924.

On June 27, 1957 Pope Pius XII appointed him as the Titular Bishop of Citium and Auxiliary Bishop of Newark. He was consecrated by Archbishop Thomas Boland on September 24, 1957. The principal co-consecrators were Bishops James McNulty of Paterson and George Ahr of Trenton.

Stanton continued to serve as an auxiliary bishop until his resignation was accepted by Pope Paul VI on April 17, 1972. He died at the age of 80 on October 1, 1977.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Jersey City Jesuit community makes history with takeover of St. Aedan's Parish" Jersey Journal. Retrieved 2017-04-14.
  2. ^ "Bishop Martin Walter Stanton". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-07-17.[self-published source]
  3. ^ "Bishops who are not Ordinaries of Sees". Giga-Catholic. Retrieved 2013-07-17.
  4. ^ "Other deaths: Bishop Martin Stanton" Pottstown Mercury. Retrieved 2017-04-14.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey
Succeeded by