Conde Benoist Pallen
Poet and writer; born Saint Louis, Missouri, 1858; died New York, New York, 1929.
Educated at Georgetown University, B.A., 1880; M..A., 1883; Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 1885.
He occupied the chair of philosophy at Saint Louis University and became widely known as a lecturer on philosophical, economic, and literary subjects.
He edited Church Progress and the Catholic World, 1887-1897; was Catholic revisory editor for and the .
Managing editor of the , 1905-1914.
President of the Encyclopedia Press, 1912-1920.
One of the editors of , and of , and regular contributor to leading Catholic periodicals.
Pope Leo XIII conferred upon him the medal Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, and Pope Pius XI made him a Knight of Saint Gregory.
His writings include , , , , , , , , , etc.
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