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Floyd Lawrence Begin, American bishop. Member administrative tribunal 2d Vatican Council, 1963; member papal commission revision code of canon law from 1967.

Background

Begin, Floyd Lawrence was born on February 5, 1902 in Cleveland. Son of Peter H. and Stella (McFarland) Begin.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Propaganda, Rome, Italy, 1924, S.T.D., 1928. Juris Canonici Doctor, Juris Civilis Doctor, U. Apollinaris, Rome, 1930.

Career

Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1927. Assistant rector North American College, Rome, 1928-1930. Diocesan secretary, vice chancellor Diocese of Cleveland, 1930.

Appointed monsignor, 1934, domestic prelate, 1935, officialis, diocesan tribunal, 1938. Diocesan director National Council of Catholic Men, Eucharistic Congresses, 1934. Vicar general, women in religious communities.

Consecrate bishop of Sala and auxiliary bishop, Cleveland, 1947. Vicar general of cleveland, 1948. Pastor St. Agnes Parish, Cleveland, 1949-1962, bishop, Oakland, California, 1962-1977.

Membership

Member administrative tribunal 2d Vatican Council, 1963. Member papal commission revision code of canon law from 1967.

Connections

father:
Peter H. Begin

mother:
Stella (McFarland) Begin