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Dermot O’Flanagan, Irish bishop.

Background

O’Flanagan, Dermot was born on March 9, 1901 in Lahinch, Ireland. Son of Joseph James and Caroline (Coyne) O’F.

Education

Student Belvedere College, Dublin, Ireland, 1907-1917, St. Ignatius College, Valkenburg, Holland, 1926-1930.

Career

Came to the United States, 1932, naturalized, 1943. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1929. Pastor Holy Family Church, Anchorage, Alaska, 1933-1951.

Appointed vicar delegate Military Ordinariate, Ty. Alaska, Yukon, District Mackenzie, 1947-1966. Appointed first bishop Diocese of Juneau, 1951.

Connections

father:
Joseph James O’F.

mother:
Caroline (Coyne) O’F.