Weimann, José

Profession: 
Clergy
Biography: 

Bishop José Weimann was born 6 apr 1892 in the Volga German settlement of Hinjo in the Buenos Aires Province of Argentina.  He was ordained on 10 August 1917 as a priest of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer.  On 8 September 1940, he became the Bishop of Santiago del Estero in Argentina.  He died in office on 30 March 1961.

His Volga German ancestors come from the colony of Kamenka.

Source(s): 

- Bishop José Weimann, C.SS.R. (Catholic Heirarchy)

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