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