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Servant of God Joseph Dutton’s Cause for Canonization Sent to Vatican

Hawaii State Archives
Servant of God Joseph Dutton. This photo is used for the book: “Under Hawaiian Skies” by Albert Pierce Taylor (Honolulu: Advertiser Pub. Co., 1926), p. 558. The caption reads: “Brother Joseph Dutton, the ‘Saint of Molokai,’ who has devoted forty years of his life to service among the lepers at Kalawao, Molokai. He was an aide of the staff of General Granger, U.S.A., during the Civil War.”

Dutton, a Civil War veteran for the Union out of Wisconsin, was married after the war but pursued a divorce after his wife was unfaithful and left him after one year.