Haas, Francis J., Monsignor

Biography: 

(1889–1953), labor mediator; dean, School of Social Sciences, Catholic U.; supporter of New Deal, held various New Deal posts; chair, FEPC (1943); resigned when appointed bishop of Grand Rapids (Oct. 1943); appointed to Truman’s Committee on Civil Rights (1946), signed 1947 report To Secure These Rights. Born, educated, ordained in Wis. PhD, Catholic U. (1922).

Birth: 
1889
Death: 
1953
Gender: 
Male