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Edward Francis Hoban, American archbishop.

Background

Hoban, Edward Francis was born on June 27, 1878 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William and Bridget (O’Malley) Hoban.

Education

Student St. Ignatius College, Chicago. Graduate Gregorian U., Rome, Ph.

Career

Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, July 11, 1903. Chancellor archdiocese of Chicago, 1909. Consecrated bishop, December 1921.

Named bishop of Rockford, February 1928. Appointed assistant to Pontifical Throne, 1937. Appointed coadjutor bishop of Cleveland, November 17, 1943.

Succeeded to see of Cleveland, November 2, 1945, nominated archbishop, July 1951.

Connections

father:
William Hoban

mother:
Bridget (O’Malley) Hoban