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Bishop Nestor Zass of San Francisco

Surname also given as ZAKK or ZAKKIS
XIX Century
Bishop of the American Diocese from 1879-1882. Although based in California, he retained a considerable interest in Alaska, and particularly in the spiritual welfare of the Eskimo. He vanished at sea in Alaskan waters, allegedly a suicide, although there were no witnesses.

Norman Hugh Redington


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