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university president , clergyman

James Augustine Donnellon, American university president, clergyman. Member of committee on higher educational opportunities, Philadelphia, 1957, American Institute Medical Climatology, Inc., 1958; member of advisory commission Joint State Government, 1958.; Member Association College President of Pennsylvania, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

Donnellon, James Augustine was born on September 10, 1906 in Niagara Falls. New York. Son of James P. and Catherine (Mahon) Donnellon.

Education

Graduate Augustinian College, 1930-1932, Cath. Graduated from Harvard Med.

Career

With Villanova U., 1933-1971, successively instructor, assistant professor biology, 1933-1948, professor biology, department chairman, 1948-1954, president, 1954-1959. Subprior St. Thomas of Villanova Monastery, 1944-1950, prior, 1950-1954. Member Philadelphia Diocesan School Board, 1958-1971.

Membership

Member of committee on higher educational opportunities, Philadelphia, 1957, American Institute Medical Climatology, Inc., 1958. Member of advisory commission Joint State Government, 1958. Member Association College President of Pennsylvania, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Connections

father:
James P. Donnellon

mother:
Catherine (Mahon) Donnellon