Biography of Rev. P. O. La Rose
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La Rose, Rev, P. O., Ogdensburg was born in Canada, September 9, 1846. He was liberally educated in La Assumption College, and in Montreal Seminary, and was ordained priest in that city in 1872. In 1873, Father La Rose was appointed to the church in Ogdensburg, and since his inauguration to the pastorate has been eminently successful in building up the church, in both spiritual and material matters. He has charge of 820 families, containing 4,013 members, among whom there are 2,339 communicants, and 1,674 non communicants, also two schools containing 776 pupils, over which are ten teachers under Father La Rose's direction, The latter is very energetic and zealous and enjoys the respect, esteem, and confidence of this entire community.

Our County and it's people
A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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