Roman Richard Atkielski

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Most Reverend
Roman Richard Atkielski
Auxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee
In office August 28, 1947 - June 30, 1969
Ordination May 30, 1930
Personal details
Birth name Roman Richard Atkielski
Born (1899-08-05)August 5, 1899
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died June 30, 1969(1969-06-30) (aged 69)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Denomination Catholic Church

Roman Richard Atkielski (August 5, 1899 – June 30, 1969) was a Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee serving from 1947 until 1969.


Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Frank and Catherine Atkielski, Roman worked as a cutter at a fur factory before his ordination.

Atkielski was ordained to the priesthood on May 30, 1930. On August 2, 1947, Pope Pius XII appointed Atkielski bishop, and he was consecrated bishop on August 28, 1947. He was also the titular bishop of Stobi.

Bishop Atkielski was in office until his death.[1]


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee
Succeeded by