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Merlin Joseph Guilfoyle, American bishop.

Background

Guilfoyle, Merlin Joseph was born on July 15, 1908 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of John Joseph and Teresa (Bassity) G. Student, St. Joseph’s College, Mountain View, California, 1925-1927, St. Patrick’s Seminary, Menlo Park, California, 1927-1933.

Education

Student, St. Joseph’s College, Mountain View, Calif.

Career

Ordained Priest Roman Catholic Church, 1933. Designated monsignor Domestic Prelate, by Pope Pius XI, 1949, consecrated auxiliary bishop, San Francisco, 1950. Pastor Mission Dolores Basilica, 1950-1970.

Military vicar Armed Forces, 1948, bishop of Stockton, California, 1970-1980.

Connections

father:
John Joseph Student

mother:
Teresa (Bassity) G. Student