Fr. David J. Hanser

Ordained: 1958
Status: Settled

Diocese: Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI

Four brothers came forward in 1988 with allegations that Hanser abused them as boys about 30 years prior. Hanser, who “retired” in 4/02, had worked in the Milwaukee hospital system since 1991. One of the men who reached a $65K settlement with the Archdiocese in 1990 also sued Hanser in 2002. Settled in 2003. Accused of abusing at least a dozen children in the 1960s-1980s. Retired without privileges in 2002. Laicized in 2005. New suit filed in 9/09 by two.

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