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Bryan Oliver Walsh

Bryan Oliver Walsh, Irish, American social services administrator, priest. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1954. Chairman Dade County (Florida) Public Health Trust, 1978-1980; founder Operation Pedro Pan. Member Knights of Malta, Knights of Holy Sepulcure.

Background

  • Walsh, Bryan Oliver was born on June 19, 1930 in PortArlington, Ireland. Came to the United States, 1950. Son of Richard and Kathleen Rose (Cummins) Walsh.

  • Education

    • STB, St. Mary's University, Baltimore, 1952. Licentiate of Sacred Theology, St. Mary's University, Baltimore, 1954. Master of Arts, University North Colorado, 1974.

      Doctor of Theology, Catholic University Puerto Rico, 1979.

    Career

    • Assistant pastor St. Joseph's Church, Lakeland, Florida, 1954-1955. Executive director Catholic Community Services, Miami, from 1955. Chairman working group on refugees Caritas International, Vatican City, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1954.

    Membership

    Chairman Dade County (Florida) Public Health Trust, 1978-1980. Founder Operation Pedro Pan. Member Knights of Malta, Knights of Holy Sepulcure.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, flying, travel, bicycling.

    Connections

    • father: Richard Walsh
    • mother: Kathleen Rose (Cummins) Walsh
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    Born June 19, 1930
    Died December 20, 2001
    (aged 71)
    Nationality
    • 1952
      St. Mary's University
    • 1954
      St. Mary's University
    • 1974
      University North Colorado
    • 1979
      Catholic University Puerto Rico
    • 1954 - 1955
      Assistant, pastor St. Joseph's Church
      Lakeland, Florida, United States