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Cardinal James Gibbons
Birth: Jul. 23, 1834
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 1921
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

Religious Figure. Educated at St. Charles College, Ellicott City, Maryland, and at St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore, he was ordained June 30, 1861. Consecrated first bishop of the Vicariate Apostolic of North Carolina, August 16, 1868. He attended the First Vatican Council (and ultimately was the last of its participants to die). Named Bishop of Richmond, July 30, 1872. Named Coadjutor Archbishop of Baltimore, May 25, 1877, and succeeded to the See upon the death of Archbishop James R. Bayley, October 3, 1877. Created Cardinal Priest of the Holy Roman Church, June 7, 1886. He was only the second American so honored, after John Cardinal McCloskey of New York. A widely-published author, he was also hailed as an exemplary churchman and American. (bio by: Albert Ledoux) 
 
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Basilica of the Assumption
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Albert Ledoux
Record added: Jul 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9180749
Cardinal James Gibbons
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Cardinal James Gibbons
Added by: Albert Ledoux
 
Cardinal James Gibbons
Added by: Albert Ledoux
 
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