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Martin Cone

Clergyman , educator

Martin Cone, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Cone, Martin was born on December 14, 1882 in Clinton, Iowa, United States. Son of Michael Thomas and Mary Elizabeth (Kelliher) Cone.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia College, Dubuque, Iowa, 1909. Bachelor of Sacred Theology, St. Mary’s U., Baltimore, 1912. Master of Arts, Catholic U. American, 1918.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1921.

Career

Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1912. Professor social science, St. Ambrose College, Davenport Iowa, 1912-1930, became president, 1930. Became diocesan director Catholic Charities, 1927.

Appointed domestic prelate, title of Monsignor by Pope Pius XI, 1931. Pastor Sacred Heart Cathedral and vicar general Diocese of Davenport.

Connections

father:
Michael Thomas Cone

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Kelliher) Cone