Wiesner, M. Liliosa

Profession: 
Clergy
Biography: 

Sister M. Liliosa Wiesner served as the tenth Mother General of the Sisters of the Third Order of Saint Francis (1948-1960).  She was born Mary Wiesner, daughter of Jacob J. Wiesner & Barbara Ann Ingenthron, on 5 May 1887 in Kansas.  She died in 1974 in Peoria, Illinois.

Her Volga German ancestors come from the colony of Kamenka.

Source(s): 

- Sr. M. Liliosa Wiesner (FindAGrave.com)
- "Sister Mary Liliosa, of Rick Hill, Elected Mother General of Peoria Congregation of Franciscan Sisters." Southern Cross (23 October 1948): 24. [online]

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