Biography of Rev. Adrian L. Krakowski
Cambria County, PA Biographies

Rev. Adrian L. Krakowski, pastor of St. George's Catholic Church of Patton, ranks among the representative and influential citizens of Cambria County. He was born in Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1887, and is the son of Joseph A. and Evelynne (Moys) Krakowski.

Both Joseph A. Krakowski and his wife were born in Czecho-Slovakia. Owing to political persecution of the Hungarian government, they left their native land and emigrated to the United States. They settled in Chicago, where Mr. Krakowski was associated with the McCormick Company until his death, Jan. 23, 1917. He is buried in St. Adelbert's Cemetery, Chicago. His widow lives at Patton. Mr. and Mrs. Krakowski had four children: Rev. Adrian L., the subject of this sketch; Sister M. Sibylle, O. S. B., Chicago; Casimer and Rudolph, deceased.

Rev. Adrian L. Krakowski attended St. Aloysius School, Chicago; St. Vincent's College, Beatty, Pa., and St. Vincent's Seminary. After his ordination he was a professor at St. Vincent's College. His first pastorate was St. Benedict's Church, Marguerite, Pa., after which he was transferred to Patton as pastor of St. George's Church.

History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
By: John E. Gable
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis, 1926

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