Aloisius Joseph Muench

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Birthday
18, 1889
Birthplace
North Dakota
Death Date
Feb 15, 1962 (72)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1889
Birthplace
North Dakota
Death Date
Feb 15, 1962 (72)

About

American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who was the most senior Catholic on the Allied side of occupied Germany.

Before Fame

After studying theology in Europe he was appointed the bishop of Fargo, North Dakota.

Trivia

Upon taking the post of apostolic visitor to Germany, he published a 10,000-word letter stating in part that the responsibility for the Holocaust lay with a few of the German leaders at the top.

Family Life

He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, growing up speaking only German at home.

Associated With

He kept careful record of his correspondence with Herbert Hoover and other American leaders in Germany.

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