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Paul Augustine Cavanagh

Paul Augustine Cavanagh, American former bakery executive. Recipient Personal Achievement award Providence College, President's medal Assumption College. Former member Liturg. Commission, Diocese of Providence; board trustees College St. Rose (Albany), St. Phillip Church Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946.

Background

  • Cavanagh, Paul Augustine was born on May 27, 1922 in Providence. Son of John Francis and Agnes Louise (Turbitt) Cavanagh.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Providence College, 1946. Student, Biarritz American University, 1945. Student, Rhode Island School of Design, 1947.

      Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island, 1996.

    Career

    • Founder, owner, president Cavanagh Company, Smithfield, Rhode Island, 1947-2000. Owner, vice president Rallypoint Tennis Club. Treasurer Northern Realty, artist, sculptor.

    Works

    • Communications include: bronze portrait bust Bishop McVinney, 1975, design and construction of mace, Georgetown University, University New Hampshire College St. Rose, and St. Norbert College. Numerous figures in silver, bronze and wood. Patentee cutting equipment.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Former member Liturg. Commission, Diocese of Providence. Board trustees College St. Rose (Albany), St. Phillip Church Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946.

    Connections

    • Married Helena E. Nadeau, October 5, 1946. Children: Denise, Brian, Steven, Peter, Mark, Paula, Jane, Claire.
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    Born May 27, 1922
    • 1946
      Providence College
    • 1945
      Biarritz American University
    • 1947
      Rhode Island School of Design
    • 1996
      Salve Regina University
    • 1947
      Founder
      Smithfield, Rhode Island, United States