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James Henry Garland, bishop of emeritus.


Garland, James Henry was born on December 13, 1931 in Wilmington, Ohio, United States.


Attended, Wilmington College, Ohio. Bachelor in Education, Ohio State University, 1953. Master of Arts in Philosophy, Mount St. Mary's Seminary, Cincinnati, 1960.

Master of Science in Social Work, Catholic University, Washington, 1965.


Ordained priest Archdiocese of Cincinnati, 1959, auxiliary bishop, 1984—1992. Ordained bishop, 1984. Bishop of Diocese of Marquette, Michigan, 1992—2005, bishop of emeritus, since 2005.

Chairman of United States Catholic Conference Committee for the Campaign for Human Development. Member of administration committee, board United States. Catholic Conference / National Conference of Catholic Bishops.


Federal Bar Association. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers. Maryland Bar Foundation.

Labor Law, Business and Antitrust Litigation.