American prelate of the Catholic Church who was the ninth Archbishop of Dubuque, Iowa from 1995 to 2013.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Conception Seminary College in 1963.
After he was ordained a priest he decided to pursue a Master's degree in in moral theology from Princeton University.
He has three brothers and four sisters.
He was appointed the Coadjutor Archbishop of Dubuque in 1994 by Pope John Paul II.