Historic Markers Across Alabama

The Knights of Peter Claver Monument

Marker ID:  
Location: 304 Sengstak St, Mobile, AL
County: Mobile
Coordinates: N 30° 41.749    W 088° 3.176
  30.69581666    -88.05293333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


The Knights of Peter Claver Monument

In the See City of the Diocese of
Mobile - Birmingham
Fifty years ago, on November 7, 1909
The Order of the Knights of Peter Claver
was founded by

Father Conrad F. Rebesher, S.S.J.
Father John H. Dorsey, S.S.J.
Father Samuel J. Kelly, S.S.J.
Father Joseph P. Van Baast, S.S.J.
Gilbert Faustina
Frank Collins
Frank Trenier

In commemoration of this event, this monument
has been erected this second day of August,
1959 at the Golden Anniversary Convention
of the order by its National Council.
Eugene B. Perry, M.D., 4° , Supreme Knight
Thomas R. Lee, Jr., 4° , National Secretary

End of The Knights of Peter Claver Monument