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John J. O’Byrne

Clergyman , University president

John J. O’Byrne, American clergyman, university president.

Background

O’Byrne, John J. was born on January 28, 1876 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Jay and Mary (Kelly) O’B.

Education

Graduated from St. Vincent’s Sem.

Career

Ordained priest, R.C. Church, 1900. Professor Latin, St. John’s College, Brooklyn, New York, 1900-1904, St. Vincent’s Seminary, 1904-1906, Niagara U., 1906-1920, again at St. John’s College, 1920-1926. President St. Joseph’s College, Princeton, New Jersey, 1926-1929.

President Niagara U. since 1929.

Connections

father:
John Jay O’B.

mother:
Mary (Kelly) O’B.