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Rev Fr William Barnaby "Barby" Faherty
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1914
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 2011
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

NATIONALLY KNOWN CHURCH and AMERICAN HISTORY WRITER, and leading JESUIT ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST in U.S.A. Noted Irish-American Roman Catholic Jesuit Priest and Historian, born in St. Louis, MO in 1915, native of Epiphany of Our Lord Parish in South St. Louis City. (Largely of Irish, German/Alsatian and Hungarian descent).

Jesuit Roman Catholic Priest, vows to Jesuit Order,1938,ordination by St. Louis Auxiliary Bishop Paul Schulte in 1944. First Mass held at St. Cecelia Church in South St. Louis City, 1944.

Official Historian, Archdiocese of St. Louis, Missouri Botanical ("Shaw's) Garden, and National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA), among other national and regional entities. Archivist for many years of the Midwest Province, Society of Jesus. Chaplain, Traveler's Aid Society. Board member for many years of Tower Grove Park Foundation.

Author of more than 50 books, Hollywood scriptwriter and consultant, major U.S. Church historian and noted historian on St. Louis Roman Catholic Archdiocese and metropolitan area. Celebrated cultural writer, speaker, panelist, sports enthusiast and radio host/guest.

WAKE and CONCELEBRATED FUNERAL MASS WED., Aug. 24, 3-7 p.m., with MASS at 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier College Church on St. Louis University Campus, Grand and Lindell Blvds. Burial to follow on Jesuit Lot Thursday morning, 9 a.m.on the Feast of St. Louis (Aug. 25), at Calvary Cemetery.

UPDATED BIOGRAPHY TO BE POSTED ON THIS SITE BY THIS AUTHOR AFTER FUNERAL. 
 
Note: Noted American Jesuit Priest/Historian and Religious Writer and Scholar.
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Jesuit Lot
 
Created by: Max S. Kaiser, Jr.
Record added: Aug 23, 2011
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Rev Fr William Barnaby Barby Faherty
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- Anne Philbrick
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014

- Row Walker
 Added: Jul. 26, 2014
Rest In Peace, Father William!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Sep. 26, 2013
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