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Rev James Edwin Cassidy

Rev James Edwin Cassidy

Birth
Woonsocket, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 17 May 1951 (aged 81)
Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 79570035 · View Source
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01 Aug 1869 Born: Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Son of James & Mary (Byrne) Cassidy.

08 Sep 1898 29.1
Ordained Priest

21 Mar 1930 60.6
Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Fall River, MA

21 Mar 1930 60.6
Appointed Titular Bishop of Ibora

27 May 1930 60.8
Ordained Titular Bishop of Ibora

13 Jul 1934 64.9
Appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Fall River, MA

28 Jul 1934 65.0
Succeeded Bishop of Fall River, MA

17 May 1951 81.8
Died Bishop of Fall River, MA

James Edwin Cassidy was a priest for 52.7 years and a bishop for 21.0 years.

Coyle - Cassidy in Taunton, Massachusetts is named in his honor.

Interred in the crypt below the Lady Chapel.


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  • Created by: Kenneth Joseph Raposa
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79570035
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev James Edwin Cassidy (1 Aug 1869–17 May 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79570035, citing Bishops Crypt, Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth Joseph Raposa (contributor 46626426) .