Jean-Baptiste Lamy Photo

Jean-Baptiste Lamy

Born: Oct 11, 1814

Death: Feb 13, 1888

Birthplace: Lempdes

Nationality: France

Jean-Baptiste Lamy

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1814
Date of Death : Feb 13, 1888
Birth Place : Lempdes

Jean-Baptiste Lamy, was a French Roman Catholic prelate who served as the first Archbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the United States. The American writer Willa Cather's novel, Death Comes for the Archbishop, is based on his life and career.

Also known as


  • John Baptist Lamy
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