Dabrowski, Joseph

Dabrowski, Joseph

(1842–1903) Catholic priest; born in Poland. Fleeing because of his anti-Russian political activities, he was ordained in Rome (1869) and went to Wisconsin to do pastoral work among Polish Americans. He founded the Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Detroit (1887), becoming its first rector.
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