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James Johnston Navagh, American bishop.

Background

Navagh, James Johnston was born on April 4, 1901 in Buffalo. Son of George T. and Katherine G. (Horne) Navagh.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Canisius College, 1926. Master of Arts, Niagara U., 1929. Doctor of Laws, St. John’s U., 1953.

Career

Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1929. Assistant pastor Holy Cross Church, 1929-1937. Pastor in Brant, New York, 1937-1940, Mayville, New York, 1942-1948, Cattaraugus, New York, consecrated bishop, 1952.

Auxiliary bishop Raleigh, North Carolina, 1952-1957, Odgensburg, New York, 1957-1963, Paterson, New Jersey, since 1963, director Missionary Apostolate Diocese Buffalo, 1940-1952.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Apostolic Parish, 1950.

Connections

father:
George T. Navagh

mother:
Katherine G. (Horne) Navagh