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Meyer, Albert (Gregory)

(1902–65) Catholic prelate; born in Milwaukee. After studies and ordination in Rome (1926), he did parish work, was a seminary teacher and rector, and became bishop of Superior, Wis. (1946), and archbishop of Milwaukee (1953). In 1958 he was named archbishop of Chicago (1958), becoming a cardinal the next year. He promoted building programs, lay involvement, and desegregation; he also served on Vatican commissions and was a leading liberal voice at the Second Vatican Council.
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CARDINAL ALBERT MEYER, Chicago, in November 1964 was appointed a member of the Congregation of the Holy Office.
Leo Mahon to Albert Meyer, February 15, 1962, Box 1, File 1 (1:1), San Miguelito Mission Records, University of Notre Dame Archives, Notre Dame, Ind.
William Albert Meyer and Deborah Meyer: Plaintiff alleges breach of contract.
Valerie and Albert Meyer were returning home from a holiday in Spain when they crashed into a group of horses on the A483 near Wrexham last November.
AT LEAST THE FIRST WAS ON SCHEDULE; Picture research: IVOR GAME; Greece pictures: ALBERT MEYER / BENAKI MUSEUM
In a similar vein, Albert Meyer, a CPA and investment analyst with David Tice and Associates in Dallas, says he prefers the SEC approach, which emphasizes substance over form.
The next year Archbishop Albert Meyer of Milwaukee was appointed archbishop of Chicago.
And Cardinal Albert Meyer (1958 to 1965) chose to be buried in the seminary's graveyard.
Under Cardinals Samuel Stritch (1939-1958) and Albert Meyer (1958-1965) his work flourished.
EGAN: Speaking of controversy, I'm reminded of an exchange between Chicago's then-Cardinal Albert Meyer and Saul Alinsky.
Early on I realized that one of my predecessors, Cardinal Albert Meyer, must have contributed to many causes, since many requests came to him.
Patty and Pat Crowley had called upon Chicago's Cardinal Albert Meyer when they were appointed to the commission by Paul VI in 1964.