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priest , History educator

John Francis Murtha, American history educator, priest. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1957. Member American Benedictine Academy, Elks.

Background

Murtha, John Francis was born on May 28, 1930 in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Francis Regis and Margaret Ellen (Kearns) Murtha.

Education

Bachelor cum laude, St. Vincent College, 1953. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Catholic University America, 1965.

Master Division, St. Vincent Seminary, 1985.

Career

Associate professor of history, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1977-1993;professor, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1993-1995;board directors, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1978-1981;president, St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1984-1995. Prior St. Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, 1980-1985, member county Special Research Student, 1978-1988.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1957.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: America 200, Essays in American History, 1976. Contributor articles to New Catholic Encyclopedia, 1963.

Membership

Member American Benedictine Academy, Elks.

Connections

father:
Francis Regis Murtha

mother:
Margaret Ellen (Kearns) Murtha