Rev John Joseph Graham

Rev John Joseph Graham

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Death 4 Aug 2000 (aged 86)
Burial Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 191885777
Memorial ID 10703717 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Bishop. He was the son of Margaret and James Graham, both of whom were from County Antrim, Ireland. He attended Saint Michael Parochial School and Saint Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia. After entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Graham was sent as a seminarian to Saint John Lateran Seminary in Rome, and earned his Doctorate in Sacred Theology. He was ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop Luigi Traglia, at the Pontifical Roman Seminary in Rome. After his ordination, Graham served assistant pastor in many parishes, and as Assistant Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Superintendent of Special Education. He was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia by Pope Paul VI, and was consecrated as Bishop on January 7, 1964. Graham was a member of the Archdiocesan School Board and was Pastor, Saint Helena Church, Philadelphia (1964 to 1990). He was Archdiocesan Director, Catholic Charities Appeal; Chairman, Cardinal's Commission on Human Relations; and Member, College of Consulters, and Member, Council of Priests.


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  • Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 30 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10703717
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev John Joseph Graham (11 Sep 1913–4 Aug 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10703717, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by rjschatz (contributor 46560566) .