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Patrick F. Crowley, American lawyer. Recipient Pro Ecclesia medal Pope Pius XII; Laetare medal, 1966; award Chicago Commission Human Relations, 1970; Brotherhood award National Conference Christians and Jews, 1970. Member American, Chicago, Illinois bar associations.


Crowley, Patrick F. was born on September 23, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jerome J. and Henrietta Louise (O’Brien) Crowley.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Notre Dame, 1933. Juris Doctor, Loyola University, Chicago, 1938.


With trust department Chicago Title & Trust Company, 1933-1938. Admitted to Illinois bar. Member firm Barry & Crowley, Chicago, 1938-1943.

General attorney Office Alien Property Custodian, 1943-1944. Member firm Crowley, Sprecher, Barrett & Karaba, and predecessors, Chicago, 1944-1974. Secretary, general counsel, director Caron International Inc.

Director Mutual Estate Investment Trust, KAR Products. Vice president, treasurer, general counsel O’Brien Corporation President, International confederation Christian Family Movements. Chairman Family Institute Chicago.

Treasurer Foundation for International Cooperation. Secretary Little Brothers of Poor. Pope’s Commission to Study Population Problems.

Trustee Calvert Foundation. Board directors Marillac House, Fund for Republic, Center for Study Democratic Institutions, Catholic Scholarships for Negroes, Great Books Foundation, Immaculate Heart College, Business Opportunities for Blind, advisory council United Nations Association Chicago, Columbia College, St. Scholastica President’s Council, Notre Dame Law School.


Member American, Chicago, Illinois bar associations.


Married Patricia Caron, October 16, 1938. Children: Patricia Ann, JoAnn (deceased), Mary Anne, Catherine, Patrick, Theresa.

Jerome J. Crowley

Henrietta Louise (O’Brien) Crowley

Patricia Caron

Mary Anne Crowley

JoAnn Crowley (deceased)

Theresa Crowley

Patricia Ann Crowley

Patrick Crowley

Catherine Crowley