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Charles Leo O’Donnell

Clergyman

Charles Leo O’Donnell, American clergyman.

Background

O’Donnell, Charles Leo was born on November 15, 1884 in Greenfield, Indiana, United States. Son of Neil and Mary (O’Donnell) O’D.

Education

Studied theology, Holy Cross College, Washington, 1906-1910. Studied Harvard.

Career

Editor Ave Maria; Editor: Notre Dame Verse, 1917.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Associate editor Ave Maria. Chaplain, American Expeditionary Force, February 1918-May 1919. Elected provincial of Congregation of Holy Cross in United States, August 1920, and assistant superior general, 1926.Chevalier Order of Crown of Italy, 1931. Author: Newman’s Gentleman, 1916. The Dead Musician and Other Poems, 1916.Cloister and Other Poems, 1922. A Rime of the Rood and Other Poems, 1928. Editor: Notre Dame Verse, 1917.

Connections

father:
Neil O’D.

mother:
Mary (O’Donnell) O’D.