John L. May

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Birthday
31, 1922
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 24, 1994 (71)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
31, 1922
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 24, 1994 (71)

About

American clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church who was the Archbishop of St. Louis from 1980 to 1992.

Before Fame

He studied theology at St. Mary of Lake Seminary in Mundelein in the 1940's.

Trivia

A big proponent of racial harmony, he ordained J. Terry Steib as St. Louis' first African American auxiliary bishop.

Family Life

He was raised in Evanston, Illinois by his parents Peter and Catherine.

Associated With

He was made the sixth Archbishop of St. Louis, Missouri, by Pope John Paul II in 1980.