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Frank A. O’Brien

priest

Frank A. O’Brien, American priest. member board examiners at West Point under President Harrison’s administration; member State Board Charities and Correction.

Background

O’Brien, Frank A. was born on June 7, 1851 in Monroe, Michigan, United States. Son of Michael and Margaret O’Brien.

Education

Brother of M. Raphael O. Educated Davis School, Monroe, Assumption College, Sandwich, Ontario, Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, Cincinnati: (honorary Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1894. Doctor of Laws, University of Notre Dame).

Career

Ordained R.C. priest, 1877. Private secretary Bishop Borgess, of Detroit. Assistant in chancellor’s office.

Professor at Assumption College. Pastor pro tem, St. John’s Church, Monroe, Michigan. Assistant at St. Vincent’s, Detroit.

Rector St. Augustine’s Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, since 1883, and later dean of Kalamazoo District Founded St. Anthony’s School for Feeble Minded Children, St. Agnes Foundling Home, Barbour Hall (seminary for little boys), and Nazareth Academy for education of young ladies. Was member board examiners at West Point under President Harrison’s administration. Member State Board Charities and Correction.

Editor Kalamazoo Augustinean, 1893-1914.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Memorials on Mackinac Island. Monsignor De Beaver

Membership

Member board examiners at West Point under President Harrison’s administration. Member State Board Charities and Correction.

Connections

father:
Michael O’Brien

mother:
Margaret O’Brien