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St. Jan Nepomuk Neumann

C.Ss.R. (1811 – 1860), b. Prachatice, Bohemia - A Redemptorist Catholic priest in the United States who became the fourth Bishop of Philadelphia (1852–60). He is the first American bishop (and thus far the only male citizen) to be canonized. While Bishop of Philadelphia, Neumann founded the first Catholic diocesan school system in the US.