Apostle of Temperance

Theobold Mathew

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  • Mathew, Theobald — ▪ Irish priest born Oct. 10, 1790, Thomastown, County Tipperary, Ire. died Dec. 8, 1856, Cobh, County Cork       Irish priest and orator known as the “Apostle of Temperance. (temperance movement)”       Ordained in 1814, Mathew entered the… …   Universalium

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