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Archbishop John Joseph Cantwell
Birth: Dec. 1, 1874
Limerick
County Limerick, Ireland
Death: Oct. 30, 1947
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Roman Catholic Archbishop. He served as the first Archbishop of Los Angeles from 1936 until his death. Ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of San Francisco on June 18, 1899, Cantwell oversaw many changes in the rapidly growing Los Angeles Archdiocese. He was made Bishop of the Monterey-Los Angeles Diocese in 1917. The Diocese was split twice, and it became the present day Archdiocese of Los Angeles in 1936. 
 
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 Parents:
  Ellen Cantwell (1853 - 1931)
 
 Siblings:
  John Joseph Cantwell (1874 - 1947)
  William Joseph Cantwell (1876 - 1962)*
  James Patrick Cantwell (1885 - 1956)*
  Nellie Mary Cantwell (1889 - 1978)*
  Joseph M. Cantwell (1893 - 1976)*
  Arthur Joseph Cantwell (1894 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Originally Created by: James Burke
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
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