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Andrew James Brennan, American bishop.

Background

Brennan, Andrew James was born on December 14, 1877 in Towanda, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James and Ellen (Flood) Brennan.

Education

Student St. Bernard Sem.

Career

Ordained priest R.C. Church, Rome, 1904. Teacher Latin and Greek, St. Thomas College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1905-1908. Chancellor Scranton Diocese, 1908-1925.

Rector St. Peter’s Church, Scranton, 1914-1924. Auxiliary bishop, Scranton, 1923. Rector St. Mary Mount Carmel Church, Dunmore, Pennsylvania, 1924-1926.

Bishop of Richmond, Virginia, 1926-1945. Resigned, April 14, 1945. Appointed Titular Bishop of Telmissus, 1945.

Connections

father:
James Brennan

mother:
Ellen (Flood) Brennan