Schell, Alejandro

Profession: 
Clergy
Biography: 

Alejandro Schell was born 9 October 1897 in Sewald and died 7 Sep 1972.  He was ordained 13 December 1922.  He was consecrated as the first Bishop of Lomas de Zamora in Argentina on 10 April 1963 and served until his death.

He served the Volga German parishes in the San Isidro and Villa Ballester neighborhoods of Buenos Aires.

Source(s): 

- Bishop Alejandro Schell (Catholic Heirarchy Online)
- LAPEGÜE, Sergio. "Monseñor Schell, el cura que dejó su huella en Lomas." La Unión, 29 March 2015. [online] (This source errantly reports that he was born in Germany.)

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