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Patrick Joseph Masterson

Patrick Joseph Masterson, American clergyman. Served with Chaplain Corps, United States Navy, 1943-1946.

Background

  • Masterson, Patrick Joseph was born on February 2, 1910 in New York City. Son of Francis and Joan (Dorgan) Masterson.

  • Education

    • Student Holy Name School, New York City, 1916, Saint Francis Xavier High Sch, New York City, 1924, Fordham College, 1928.

    Career

    • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, June 8, 1935. Served as assistant priest in several parishes, New York City, 1935. Advocate in matrimonial tribunal Archdiocese of New York, 1937-1942.

      Assistant executive secretary National Legion of Decency, 1942-1947, executive secretary since 1947.

    Membership

    Served with Chaplain Corps, United States Navy, 1943-1946.

    Connections

    • father: Francis Masterson
    • mother: Joan (Dorgan) Masterson
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