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Leo Ferdinand Dworschak (April 6, 1900 - November 5, 1976) was the fourth Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fargo, in Fargo, North Dakota.[1]

Born in Independence, Wisconsin, in Trempealeau County, Dworschak was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood on May 29, 1926, for the Fargo Diocese. On June 22, 1946, Pope Pius XII appointed Dworschak Coadjutor bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rapid City, in Rapid City, South Dakota and he was consecrated bishop on August 22, 1946. On April 10, 1947, Pope Pius XII appointed Bishop Dworschak the auxiliary bishop of the Fargo Diocese where he was apostolic administrator, while Bishop Aloisius Joseph Muench was the apostolic visitor in Germany.[2] On February 23, 1960, Pope John XXIII appointed Bishop Dworschak the fourth bishop of the Fargo Diocese. Bishop Dworschak retired on September 8, 1970, and he died in Fargo.[3]



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