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Rev Fr John Patrick O'Mahoney

Rev Fr John Patrick O'Mahoney

Birth
County Kerry, Ireland
Death 6 Nov 1949 (aged 72)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 46364037 · View Source
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Born in Annascaul, County Kerry, Ireland, son of James O'Mahoney and Bridget Shea. Immigrated to the U.S. in 1892. Uncle to Rev. Thomas Harrison of Peoria who celebrated his funeral mass. Cousin to Mary Ellen Lynch O'Connor Hoare.

C. S. V. (Cleric of St. Viator)
Former provincial superior in Chicago of the Viatorian Fathers and former president of St. Viator's college in Bourbonnais, Kankakee county. When he became head of St. Viator's college in 1906 at the age of 28, he was reported to be the youngest college president in the United States. From 1915-1916, he was the CEO of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.

Father O'Mahoney, born in Ireland and ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1904, was one of the founders and first president of the National Catholic Educational association. For eight years preceding his illness, he was chaplain at the Chicago Municipal Tuberculosis sanitarium. Earlier he also served as pastor of St. Viator's church, 3618 N. Kedvale av.



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  • Created by: Kathleen B
  • Added: 5 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46364037
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Fr John Patrick O'Mahoney (24 Feb 1877–6 Nov 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46364037, citing Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Kathleen B (contributor 46845386) .