John Hawes

Architect

1876 – 1956

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Who was John Hawes?

Right Reverend Monsignor John Cyril Hawes was an architect and priest. Hawes was known for designing and constructing church buildings in England, Western Australia and The Bahamas. He served as a priest in the Church of England before converting to Roman Catholicismand received ordination as a Catholic priest. He was later named a Domestic Prelate by Pope Pius XI and given the title "monsignor". After retiring he lived as a hermit in The Bahamas, becoming known more commonly as Father Jerome.

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Born
Sep 7, 1876
Richmond
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Died
Jun 26, 1956
Miami

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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