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The Online Genealogist: Founder of the Knights of Columbus was a relative.

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David Allen Lambert

David Allen Lambert
NEHGS Online Genealogist

Question: My grand father told us we were related to the founder of the Knights of Columbus organization.  Do you know the surname of the founder?

Answer:  The Knights of Columbus was founded by Rev. Michael J. McGivney (1852-1890).  In 1882 the organization was started by him and some of the parishoner's of St. Mary's Church in New Haven, Conn.


Posted by David Lambert at 07/26/2012 11:53:06 PM | 


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