SAU CFDD
Aug 102011
 

Bp. Cosgrove

(In our Aug. 4 special edition on the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Robert Gruss, who is now bishop of the Diocese of Rapid City, S.D., we included a list of bishops with ties to the Diocese of Davenport — which includes Bishop Gruss. However, the list was incomplete. We are reprinting the list here.)

Bishops of Daven­port:

Bishop John McMullen, 1st Bishop of Davenport 1881-1883

Bishop Henry Cosgrove, 2nd Bishop of Davenport 1884-1906

Bishop James J.  Davis,   Coadjutor Bishop of Davenport 1904-1906, 3rd Bishop of Davenport 1906-1927

Bishop Edward D. Howard, born in Cresco, Iowa, Auxiliary Bishop of Davenport 1923-1926

Bishop Henry P. Rohlman, 4th Bishop of Davenport 1927-1944

Bishop Ralph L. Hayes, 5th Bishop of Davenport 1945-1966

Bishop Gerald F. O’Keefe, 6th Bishop of Davenport 1967-1993

Bishop William E. Franklin, 7th Bishop of Davenport 1994-2006

Bishop Martin J. Amos, 8th Bishop of Davenport 2006-

Bishops who were priests of the Diocese of Davenport:

Bishop Henry Cosgrove, 2nd Bishop of Davenport 1884-1906

Bishop James Davis, Coadjutor Bishop of Davenport 1904-1906, 3rd Bishop of Davenport 1906-1927

Bishop William Adrian, 7th Bishop of Nashville 1936-1969

Bishop Maurice Dingman, 5th Bishop of Des Moines 1968-1986

Bishop Lawrence Soens, 5th Bishop of Sioux City 1983-1998

Bishop Robert Gruss, 8th Bishop of Rapid City, 2011-

Bishops who are graduates of St. Ambrose:

Bishop William Adrian, 7th Bishop of Nashville 1936-1969

Bishop Maurice Dingman, 5th Bishop of Des Moines 1968-1986

Bishop James Niedergeses, 9th Bishop of Nashville 1975-1992

Bishop Lawrence Soens, 5th Bishop of Sioux City 1983-1998

Bishop David Choby, 11th Bishop of Nashville 2005-

Bishop Timothy L. Doherty, 6th Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana 2010-

Bishop Robert Gruss, 8th Bishop of Rapid City, 2011-

Bishops who were from the diocese or were in the diocese for a time:

Bishop Edward D. Howard, born in Cresco, Iowa, Auxiliary Bishop of Davenport 1923-1926, 5th Archbishop of Portland in Oregon 1926-1966

Bishop Leo T. Maher was born in Mt. Union (Henry County) but moved as a child to California. 1st bishop of Santa Rosa 1962-1969, 3rd bishop of San Diego 1969-1990

(Note:  the dates listed are dates of installation, not the date of appointment. Per research by Father George McDaniel — June 2011.)

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