Macheboeuf, Joseph Projectus
Macheboeuf, Joseph Projectus a Roman Catholic bishop, was born in the diocese of Clermont, France, August 11, 1812. He was educated by the Sulpicians at Montferran. After three years' labor in his own country, he came to America to preside over the diocese of Cleveland, and was located at Sandusky. He went to New Mexico in 1851; from thence to Colorado, where he erected the first Catholic church at Denver. When Colorado became a vicariate, he was consecrated bishop of Epiphania and vicar apostolic. In 1887 he was made bishop of Denver. He died July 9, 1889.