Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Most Reverend Emmet Michael Walsh
Born in Beaufort South Carolina
March 6, 1892
Consecrated Bishop of Charleston
September 8, 1927
Installed as Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio
November 9, 1949
Died in Youngstown, Ohio
March 16, 1968
I I I I I I
God was his life, the diocese of Charleston, his love.
He was a great man with simple wants, humble, kind, understanding.
Loved by his priests, religious and people.
Admired by his community for his friendliness, warmth and devotion.
A pioneer, always expanding his impoverished church.
Under all circumstances, a Bishop, always a real representative of a lovable Christ.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1871.
Location. 32° 46.594′ N, 79° 56.03′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Broad Street, on the right when traveling west. Located in Cathedral of St John the Baptist parking lot, between King and Legare Streets Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of St. Andrew's Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); John Rutledge Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Laurens - Rutledge House (within shouting distance of this marker); William Harvey House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Doctor John Lining (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Central Station in South Carolina (about 400 feet away); Quaker Cemetery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
Regarding The Most Reverend Emmet Michael Walsh. A priest for 52 years - a bishop for 40 years
Also see . . . Bishop Emmet M. Walsh, from Wikipedia. ...On June 20, 1927, Walsh was appointed the sixth Bishop of Charleston by Pope Pius XI .... (Submitted on November 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.