John Louis Morkovsky

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Birthday
16, 1909
Birthplace
Texas
DEATH DATE
Mar 24, 1990 (80)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1909
Birthplace
Texas
DEATH DATE
Mar 24, 1990 (80)

About

Czech American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who was the Bishop of Galveston-Houston from 1975 to 1984.

Before Fame

He attended St. John's Seminary in San Antonio before heading to Rome to study at the College of the Propaganda and the Pontifical Gregorian University.

Trivia

He established African American and Mexican American ministries and directed resources towards the large Vietnamese community in Houston.

Family Life

His father was a Moravian immigrant.

Associated With

He was made the fourth Bishop of Amarillo by Pope Pius XII in 1958.