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John Joseph O’Connor

bishop

John Joseph O’Connor, American bishop.

Background

O’Connor, John Joseph was born on June 11, 1855 in Newark, New Jersey, United States. Son of Thomas and Catherine (Farrell) O’Connor.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Seton Hall College, 1873, A.M., 1875. Division at American College, Rome, and University of Louvain, Belgium.

Career

Ordained R.C. priest, 1877. Professor philosophy and theology, Seton Hall College and Seminary, 1878-1895. Pastor St. Joseph’s, Newark, 1895-1901.

Consecrated bishop of Newark, New Jersey, July 25, 1901.

Connections

father:
Thomas O’Connor

mother:
Catherine (Farrell) O’Connor