Recollections of My Life and Reflections on Times and Events During It: A Memoir by Father W. J. Howlett

Bishop Joseph Projectus Machebeuf

In 1812, Joseph Projectus Machebeuf was born in France.  In 1839, he came to America to become a missionary, starting in Ohio.  He was a pioneer priest in Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Colorado. He became the first Bishop of Denver, Colorado.  He died in 1889.

Life of the Right Reverend Joseph P. Machebeuf, D.D.