Neale, Leonard, Dd
Neale, Leonard, D.D.
an American Roman Catholic prelate, was born in the state of Maryland in 1746, and was educated at the Roman Catholic college in Baltimore. He entered holy orders after he had enjoyed further superior educational advantages at home and abroad, and rapidly rose to distinction. In 1800 he was consecrated coadjutor to archbishop Carroll of Baltimore, and in 1815 became his successor in the archiepiscopate. Archbishop Neale died at Georgetown, D.C., June 18, 1817. He was highly respected by the Protestants of this country for his Christian zeal and his broad views on religious toleration.