Intro French bishop
Birth 12 September 1892, Mertzwiller, France
Death 12 March 1984, Saint-Pierre, France
(aged 91 years)
Star sign Virgo
Joseph-Paul Strebler (12 September 1892, Mertzwiller – 12 March 1984, Saint-Pierre) was a French Roman Catholic bishop and missionary. He was ordained as a Priest of the Society of African Missions on 10 July 1921. He was assigned to Togo in 1937, appointed Prefect of Sokodé on 24 July 1937. He became Archbishop of Lomé on 14 September 1955, a position which he served until 16 June 1961. On 16 June 1961 he was appointed Titular Archbishop of Nicopolis in Epirus, a position he held until his resignation on 11 June 1971.