Lais, Giuseppe Maria
Lais, Giuseppe Maria an Italian prelate, was born March 24, 1775, at Rome, of Bavarian parentage. He was educated at first among the Jesuits, and finished his studies at the University of La Sapienza, where he also took the degree of a doctor in utroque jure, and was ordained priest. A short time after he became vicargeneral to cardinal Galeffi, and commendatory abbot of Subiaco. In 1817 he was appointed bishop of Hippone in partibus, and administrator of the diocese of Anagni. He died at Terentius, July 18, 1836, leaving De Universa Christi Ecclesia. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.