Bishop Joseph Casimir Plagens

Born: Jan. 29, 1880 (Czeszewo, Poland)
Ordained Detroit Priest: July 5, 1903
Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit and Titular Bishop of Rhodiopolis: May 22, 1924
Ordained Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit: Sept. 30, 1924
Appointed Fifth Bishop of Marquette: Nov. 16, 1935
Installed Bishop of Marquette: Jan. 29, 1936
Appointed Fifth Bishop of Grand Rapids: Dec. 16, 1940
Installed Bishop of Grand Rapids: Feb. 18, 1941
Died: March 31, 1943