1860-1936

January 21, 1860, St. Louis, Missouri.

September 26, 1936, St. Louis, Missouri.

Rothensteiner’s family moved to Germany when he was two years old, and returned to America when he was five. He attended Saint Francis Seminary, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and after ordination served in various parishes in St. Louis. In 1887, he became pastor of St. Michael’s Parish, Fredericktown, Missouri, and in 1907, pastor of the Holy Ghost Church in St. Louis, where he stayed the rest of his life. In his last years, he served as historian of the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

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