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James Charles Monaghan

James Charles Monaghan, American publicist. Recipient of Lætare Medal, 1908. Secretary National Society for Promotion of Industrial Education; nat. lecturer for Knights of Columbus; president Columbus Travel Society. Member Providence City Council (while student at Brown), 1884-1885.


  • Monaghan, James Charles was born on October 11, 1857 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James and Mary A.Monaghan.

  • Education

    • Preparatory for Brown in Mowry’s Academy, and School of Christian Brothers. Bachelor of Arts, Brown, 1885, A.M., 1903, studied langs., literature law and economics in Mannheim, Heidelberg, Berlin, Leipzig and Chemnitz, Germany, 1885-1900.


    • Member Providence City Council (while student at Brown), 1884-1885. Consul at Mannheim, Germany, 1885-1889, at Chemnitz, Germany, 1893-1900. Editor The Manufacturer, 1899-1900.

      Professor theory and practice domestic and foreign commerce, University of Wisconsin, 1900-1903. Chief div. consular reports, Bureau Statistics, Department Commerce and Labor, 1903-1906. Professor, University of Notre Dame, 1907-1908.

      United States consul at Kingston, Jamaica, since 1914. Campaigned for Cleveland, 1884, 1892. Lecturer on consular service, George Washington University.

      Delegate World’s Commercial Congress, 1899.


    Member Providence City Council (while student at Brown), 1884-1885.


    • Married Dorothy T. Ryan, June 12, 1892.
    • father: James A.Monaghan
    • mother: Mary A.Monaghan
    • spouse: Dorothy T. Ryan
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    Born October 11, 1857
    Died November 12, 1917
    (aged 60)