Truyns, Charles, Dd
Truyns, Charles, D.D.
a Roman Catholic priest of the Jesuit order, was born in Belgium in 1813. In 1837 he came to the United States, and was an officer of the St. Louis University and of St. Charles College, Louisiana. For some time he was engaged in missionary work among the Indians, and, later in life, was pastor of St. Joseph's Church, Bardstown, Kentucky. He died at St. Louis, Missouri, December 14, 1868. See Hough, Amer. Biog. Notes, page 398. (J.C.S.)