Busto Arsizio 1864-Milan 1929. Cardinal and archbishop of Milan from 1922 to 1929. In the congregation of oblates of Saints Ambrose and Carlo, parish vicar in his hometown and then vicar-general in Rimini, bishop of Squillace, bishop in Andria and in Milan, succeeding Card. Ferrari. Appointed cardinal by Pope Pius XI. Worked for the Lombard Seminary in Rome and for that of Venegono Inferiore.