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Patrick L. Ryan

Clergyman

Patrick L. Ryan, Irish clergyman.

Background

Ryan, Patrick L. was born on April 29, 1876 in Limerick, Ireland. Son of Thomas and Mary Creagh Ryan.

Education

Educated St. Patrick’s College, Carlow, and St. Paul’s Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Career

Came to the United States, 1898, naturalized citizen, 1915. Ordained priest R.C. Church, 1899. Appointed curate Holy Cross Church, San Francisco, California, 1899.

General director Affiliated Catholic Charities, 1911-1916. Pastor St. Edward’s Church, San Francisco, 1916. Vicar general Archdiocese of San Francisco, 1917.

Pastor Star of the Sea Church, San Francisco, 1920.

Connections

father:
Thomas Ryan

mother:
Mary Creagh Ryan