Ex-slave who became the first African American priest in the Roman Catholic Church of America. He established St. Monica’s Catholic Church on the South Side of Chicago.
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|FULL NAME:||Augustus Tolton|
|BIRTH DATE:||April 1, 1854|
|AGE:||166 years old|
Augustus Tolton is a Religious Leader. The son of Peter Paul Tolton and Martha Jane Chisley, he was born into slavery in Missouri. The plantation owner’s wife, Savilla Elliot, served as his godmother. During the American Civil War, he and his mother and siblings escaped from Missouri to the slavery-free state of Illinois, where they found work at a tobacco company.
DID YOU KNOW He attended the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome, Italy and became an ordained priest at the age of thirty-one.
FACT He and Frederick Douglass were both notable ex-slaves.
Currently, Augustus Tolton is 166 years old. He will celebrate his 167th birthday on a Saturday, April 1st. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Augustus Tolton’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, Aries’ life pursuit is the thrill of the moment and a secret desire to lead the way for others. People of this zodiac sign like taking on leadership roles, physical challenges, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that does not use one’s talents. The strengths of this sign are: courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, honest, passionate, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries are Libra and Leo.
Augustus Tolton was born in the Year of the Tiger. Tiger people are thought to be brave and independent. They’re respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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