Rev Edmond Francis Prendergast

Rev Edmond Francis Prendergast

Birth
County Tipperary, Ireland
Death 26 Feb 1918 (aged 74)
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Crypt under the main altar.
Memorial ID 8052905 · View Source
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Roman Catholic Archbishop. With the death of Archbishop Ryan in 1911, Edmond Francis Prendergast, who had been Ryan's auxiliary bishop, was appointed the third Archbishop of Philadelphia. Prendergast directed the building of many new charitable institutions including Misericordia Hospital, Archbishop Ryan Memorial Institute for the Deaf, Saint Edmond's Home for Crippled Children and West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys and the Archbishop Ryan Memorial Library at the seminary. He died in Philadelphia in 1918.


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  • Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 2 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8052905
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Edmond Francis Prendergast (3 May 1843–26 Feb 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8052905, citing Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by rjschatz (contributor 46560566) .