History of Bishops

Name Served as Bishop in Detroit

His Excellency, Moses Bosco Anderson

1982 – 2003

His Excellency, Allen James Babcock

1947 – 1954

His Excellency, Leonard Paul Blair

1999 – 2003

His Excellency, Right Reverend Caspar Henry Borgess

1870 – 1887

His Excellency, Earl Alfred Boyea

2002 – 2008

His Excellency, Joseph Matthew Breitenbeck

1965 – 1969

His Excellency, Kevin Michael Britt

1993 – 2002

His Excellency, Michael J. Byrnes

2011 – present

His Excellency, Jose Arturo Cepeda

2011 – present

His Excellency, Patrick Ronald Cooney

1982 – 1989

His Eminence, John Francis Cardinal Dearden

1958 – 1981

His Excellency, Henry Edmund Donnelly

1954 – 1967

His Excellency, John Anthony Donovan

1954 – 1967

His Excellency, Right Reverend John Samuel Foley

1888 – 1918

His Excellency, Daniel Edward Flores

2006 – 2009

His Excellency, Most Reverend Michael James Gallagher

1918 – 1937

His Excellency, Thomas J. Gumbleton

1968 – 2006

His Excellency, Donald F. Hanchon

2011 – present

His Excellency, Bernard Joseph Harrington

1993 – 1998

His Excellency, Walter Allison Hurley

2003 – 2005

His Excellency, Joseph Leopold Imesch

1973 – 1979

His Excellency, Edward Denis Kelley

1910 – 1919

His Excellency, Francis Clement Kelley

(Appointed to Oklahoma City, 1924)

His Excellency, Arthur Henry Krawczak

1973 – 1982

His Excellency, Right Reverend Peter Paul Lefevere

Administrator: 1841 –  1869

His Excellency, Camillus Paul Maes

(Appointed to Covington, Ky. 1884)

His Excellency, Dale Joseph Melczek

1982 – 1992

His Eminence, Edward Aloysius Cardinal Mooney

1937 – 1958

His Eminence, Adam Joseph Cardinal Maida

1990 – 2009

His Excellency, John Clayton Nienstedt

1996 – 2001

His Excellency, Joseph Casimir Plagens

1924 – 1935

His Excellency, John Michael Quinn

2003 – 2008

His Excellency, Francis R. Reiss

2003 – present

His Excellency, Right Reverend Frederick John Conrad Résé

1833 – 1840

His Excellency, Walter Joseph Schoenherr

1968 – 1995

His Eminence, Edmund Casimir Cardinal Szoka

1981 – 1990

His Excellency, Kenneth Edward Untener

(Appointed to Saginaw, 1980)

His Excellency, Stephen Stanislaus Woznicki

1937 – 1950

His Excellency, Most Reverend Allen Henry Vigneron

2009 – present

His Excellency, Alexander Mieceslaus Zaleski

1950 – 1964