Fr. William George Stanton

Ordained: 1949
Status: Sued

Diocese: Diocese of Buffalo NY

Monsignor. Multiple allegations, most of abuse when vice-principal in the 1960s of Bishop Turner High School. In 1993 a man alleged abuse while a Turner student, another in 2008. First named publicly as accused by the diocese on its list updated 11/4/18. Died 1/7/04. Two men filed suits after 2018 in State Supreme Court alleging abuse at ages 14 and 15. Also accused of abusing a girl, age 8, at a Newfane parish in the 1970s, and a boy, age 12, at a Niagara Falls parish in the early 1950s. The boy reportedly lost his hearing due to Stanton hitting him after the abuse. Named in a lawsuit under the NY Child Victims Act in 8/19.


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