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Church  Catholic Church
Ordination  June 14, 1924
Died  October 1, 1977

Name  Martin Stanton
See  Titular See of Citium
Appointed  June 27, 1957
In office  September 24, 1957 – April 17, 1972
Consecration  September 24, 1957 by Thomas Aloysius Boland

Martin Walter Stanton (April 17, 1897 – October 1, 1977) was a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States. He served as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark from 1957 to 1972.


Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Martin Stanton was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Newark on June 14, 1924.

On June 27, 1957 Pope Pius XII appointed him as the Titular Bishop of Citium and Auxiliary Bishop of Newark. He was consecrated by Archbishop Thomas Boland on September 24, 1957. The principal co-consecrators were Bishops James McNulty of Paterson and George Ahr of Trenton.

Stanton continued to serve as an auxiliary bishop until his resignation was accepted by Pope Paul VI on April 17, 1972. He died at the age of 80 on October 1, 1977.


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