Rev. Clemens GREENHOLZ


REV. CLEMENS GREENHOLZ, a native of Oliva, Prussia, was born in April, 1843. Living there until ten years of age, he was sent to the High school at Kulm, where he remained until nineteen years old. Then, after graduating at the University of Breslau, he was ordained a priest, and in 1869, graduated at the Theological Seminary of Posen, and the following year, was principal of a high school at Neumarkt. In the year 1871, he started on a voyage, visiting Rome, France, and finally. South America, where he was engaged as missionary in the Polish and German settlements of Peru, living for a year at Lima. In 1875, after having taken a trip around South America, he returned to his native country, and for three years, was missionary in New Zealand and other places. By continuing his travels to San Francisco, and thence to Milwaukee, he made the entire circuit of the globe. From the latter city, he was called, by Bishop Seidenbush, to St. Cloud, and has since had charge of St. Wenceslaus Parish, in Alberta township.

History of the Upper Mississippi Valley (1881) p. 351 [Alberta]

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