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Martin Marty

Born: Jan 12, 1834

Death: Sep 19, 1896

Nationality: United States

Martin Marty

Date of Birth : Jan 12, 1834
Date of Death : Sep 19, 1896

Bishop Martin Marty, O.S.B. was a Benedictine priest and missionary in America. He was the first Abbot of St. Meinrad Monastery in Indiana, the first Vicar Apostolic of Dakota Territory, and the second Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Cloud. His zeal for the Indian Missions earned him the title, "The Apostle of the Sioux."

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