|Birth Day||December 26, 1839|
|Age||180 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Nov 28, 1886 (age 46)|
Clergyman and missionary bishop who pioneered missions work in Alaska and was a member of the First Vatican Council.
He was en route to Alaska to set up a mission when a layman he had taken along, Frank Fuller, shot him to death after Fuller had suffered a slow descent into insanity during the trip.
His family was residing in Ghent when he was born, and he was educated at the Jesuit High School of Ste. Barbe.