Peter Joseph Hurth

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Archbishop Peter Joseph Hurth, C.S.C. (b.March 30, 1857-d.November 12, 1926).

Archbishop Peter Joseph Hurth was born in Nittel on March 30, 1857. He was ordained priest of Congregation of Holy Cross in 1880. He was appointed bishop of Dacca, Bangladesh on June 26, 1894 and was ordained bishop of Dacca, Bangladesh on September 16, 1894. On February 15, 1909 he resigned as bishop of Dacca and was appointed titular bishop of Eleutherna on that same day. He was appointed bishop of Nueva Segovia, Philippines on January 7, 1913. On November 12, 1926, he was appointed titular archbishop of Bostra and retired as bishop of Nueva Segovia on that same day.

he died on July 31, 1935.

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