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Joseph Patrick Dougherty, American bishop.

Background

Dougherty, Joseph Patrick was born on January 11, 1905 in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. Son of Patrick and Grace (Meehan) Dougherty.

Education

Student Columbia Prep School, Portland, Ore.

Career

Ordained priest, Roman Catholic Church, 1930. Assistant pastor St. Mary’s Church, Seattle, 1930-1931. Instructor St. Edward’s Seminary, Kenmore, Washington, 1931-1934.

Vice chancellor Diocese of Seattle, 1934-1942, chancellor, 1942-1951. Domestic prelate, 1951. Appointed first Bishop of Yakima, consecrated, 1951, resigned, 1969.

Auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles, 1969-1970.

Connections

father:
Patrick Dougherty

mother:
Grace (Meehan) Dougherty