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William Henry Cardinal O’Connell

Deceased

Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts

Cardinal-Priest of San Clemente


Events

DateAgeEventTitle
8 Dec 1859BornLowell, MA
7 Jun 188424.4Ordained PriestPriest of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
1895²35.0AppointedRector of the Pontifical North American College
14 May 190141.4AppointedBishop of Portland, Maine, USA
19 May 190141.4Ordained BishopBishop of Portland, Maine, USA
7 Feb 190646.1AppointedCoadjutor Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
7 Feb 190646.1AppointedTitular Archbishop of Constantia in Scythia
30 Aug 190747.7SucceededArchbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA
27 Nov 191151.9Elevated to Cardinal
30 Nov 191151.9AppointedCardinal-Priest of San Clemente
22 Apr 194484.3DiedArchbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Note(s): ² Month Uncertain

MicroData Summary for William Henry O’Connell:
William Henry Cardinal O’Connell (born , died ) Archbishop of Boston

  • a priest for 59.8 years
  • a bishop for 42.9 years
  • a cardinal for 32.4 years
Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession:

Source(s):
  • ab: CB, 29 Oct 2011
  • b/c2: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 8, Page 464
  • b/c2+: Revue des Ordinations Épiscopales, Issue 1901, Number 18
  • b: Hierarchia Catholica, Volume 9, Page 90

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