Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Schinner, Augustin Francis

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SCHINNER, AUGUSTIN FRANCIS, an American Roman Catholic bishop, born in Milwaukee, Wis., in 1863. He was educated at St. Francis Seminary, and was ordained priest in 1886. After serving for one year as a pastor, he was a member of the faculty of St. Francis Seminary from 1887 to 1893. From 1893 to 1905 he was chancellor and vicar general of the archdiocese of Milwaukee. He was consecrated first bishop of Superior, Wis., in 1905, but resigned in 1913, and in the following year was appointed first bishop of Spokane.