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Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo (Carmel, CA) - Mora Chapel, cenotaph - Fray Fermín Lasuén
Fray Fermín Lasuén as depicted on a cenotaph made for Fray Juniperro Serra

Fermín de Francisco Lasuén de Arasqueta (Vitoria (Spain), June 7, 1736 – Mission de San Carlos (California), June 26, 1803) was a Basque Franciscan missionary to Alta California president of the Franciscan missions there, and founder of nine of the twenty-one Spanish missions in California.

Missions founded by Fray Fermín Lasuén

He also oversaw the expansion of many of the California mission sites and helped many other missions like Mission San Gabriel Arcángel.

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