Emile-August Allgeyer C.S.Sp
1856 to 1924
Emile-August Allgeyer was born at Rixheim, diocese of Strasburg, Alsace, on April 14, 1856. In 1885, he joined the Spiritans and he received his training for the priesthood. His first missionary commitment was in Trinidad. On February 17, 1897 he was appointed vicar apostolic of Zanzibar, where he worked for seventeen years, In 1902 he received the Consolata Missionaries in his vicariate. In 1913 he retired and returned to France. He died on April 9, 1924 at Chevilly, near Paris.