38 ii. Monsignor Louis Frank Walter was born on 15 Jan 1902 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He was Baptized on 2 Feb 1902 at St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.1 His godparents were: Louis Schappert and Francesca (Frances) Walter.1
In the 1910 census, Louis was 8 years old. He lived with his
parents and 5 siblings at 265 South State Street, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne,
Pennsylvania. He was attending school.
He was ordained a Catholic priest on 2 Jun 1928 in St. Michael's Church, Kelly's Island (by Toledo), Ohio.
In the 1930 census, Louis was 28 years old. He was a priest at a Catholic Church, 429 Central Ave., Sandusky, Erie, Ohio. He was living with 2 other priests and a servant.
He served for eight years as assistant pastor at St. Mary's Church in Sandusky, Ohio; six years as pastor of St. Margaret's Church, Kelly Island, and in 1942 he was pastor at St. Caspar Church, Wauseon, Ohio. He was then pastor at St. Wendelin Church from 22 April 1959 until his death. On 16 March 1964, he was elevated to the rank of Papal Chamberlain with the title of Very Reverend Monsignor.
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