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Cardinal Terence James Cooke

Cardinal Terence James Cooke

Birth
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 6 Oct 1983 (aged 62)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Plot Crypt under the altar
Memorial ID 18389 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Religious Leader. Seventh Archbishop of New York City. In 1940, he entered St. Joseph's Seminary, Dunwoodie, and was ordained a priest on December 1, 1945 in New York City. From 1949 to 1954 he was assigned to the Youth Division of Catholic Charities. In 1954 he became procurator of St. Joseph's Seminary. Cardinal Spellman selected him as his secretary in 1957. Thereafter he advanced from vice chancellor (1958) to chancellor (1961) to vicar general and auxiliary bishop (1965). He was appointed as the seventh Archbishop of New York on Mar. 8, 1968. On April 4, 1968, Cooke also succeeded Spellman as military vicar for the United States Armed Forces. He was appointed to Cardinal in April 28, 1969.


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  • Added: 13 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18389
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cardinal Terence James Cooke (1 Mar 1921–6 Oct 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18389, citing Saint Patricks Cathedral, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .