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John Francis Murphy

John Francis Murphy, American clergyman. Named domestic prelate by Pope John XXIII, 1960. Charter member Covington-Kenton County Commission on Human Rights.

Background

  • Murphy, John Francis was born on February 25, 1923 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of John Francis and Elizabeth (Geary) Murphy.

  • Education

    • AB, St. Meinrad's Seminary College, 1946. Licentiate of Sacred Theology, Catholic University America, 1947. STD, Catholic University America, 1958.

      Degree (honorary), St. Thomas Institute. Degree (honorary), St. Ambrose College. Degree (honorary), Bellarmine College.

      Degree (honorary), Mount St. Mary College. Degree (honorary), Barry College. Degree (honorary), Austin College.

      Degree (honorary), Thomas More College.

    Career

    • Instructor Villa Madonna College (named changed to Thomas More College 1968), Covington, Kentucky, 1948-1951, academy dean, 1951-1953, president, 1953-1971. Appointed vice president for university relations Catholic University American, Washington, 1971-1974. Executive director Association Catholic Colleges and Universities, 1974-1980.

      Director pastoral planning and research Diocese of Covington, Kentucky, 1980-1987. Pastor St. Agnes Church, Fort Wright, 1982-1992. Consultant, from 1992.

    Membership

    Charter member Covington-Kenton County Commission on Human Rights.

    Connections

    • father: John Francis Murphy
    • mother: Elizabeth (Geary) Murphy
    John Francis Murphy
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    Born February 25, 1923
    Died August 1, 2001
    (aged 78)
    Nationality
    • 1946
      St. Meinrad's Seminary College
    • 1947
      Catholic University America
    • 1958
      Catholic University America
    • 1948 - 1951
      Instructor, Villa Madonna College (named changed to Thomas More College 1968)
      Covington, Louisiana, United States
    • 1951 - 1953
      Instructor, Villa Madonna College (named changed to Thomas More College 1968)
    • 1971 - 1974
      appointed vice president, for university relations Catholic University American
      Washington, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      executive, director Association Catholic Colleges and Universities
    • 1980 - 1987
      director, pastoral planning and research Diocese of Covington
      Kentucky, United States
    • 1982 - 1992
      pastor St. Agnes Church
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