Noeuman, John Nepomacee, Dd
Noeuman, John Nepomacee, D.D.
a Roman Catholic prelate, was born in Bohemia, March 28, 1811, and came to this country upon the completion of his university course at the high school in Prague. He took holy orders at New York in 1836, and subsequently entered the Order of the Most Holy Redeemer. After filling several appointments as priest, he was consecrated bishop of Philadelphia March 28, 1852, and he held that episcopal see until his decease, January 5, 1860. Bishop Neuman was generally esteemed and much beloved by his people. He was a man of more than ordinary ability.