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bakery executive

Paul Augustine Cavanagh, American former bakery executive. Recipient Personal Achievement award Providence College, President's medal Assumption College. Former member Liturg. Commission, Diocese of Providence; board trustees College St. Rose (Albany), St. Phillip Church Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946.

Background

Cavanagh, Paul Augustine was born on May 27, 1922 in Providence. Son of John Francis and Agnes Louise (Turbitt) Cavanagh.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Providence College, 1946. Student, Biarritz American University, 1945. Student, Rhode Island School of Design, 1947.

Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island, 1996.

Career

Founder, owner, president Cavanagh Company, Smithfield, Rhode Island, 1947-2000. Owner, vice president Rallypoint Tennis Club. Treasurer Northern Realty, artist, sculptor.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Communications include: bronze portrait bust Bishop McVinney, 1975, design and construction of mace, Georgetown University, University New Hampshire College St. Rose, and St. Norbert College. Numerous figures in silver, bronze and wood. Patentee cutting equipment.

Membership

Former member Liturg. Commission, Diocese of Providence. Board trustees College St. Rose (Albany), St. Phillip Church Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946.

Connections

Married Helena E. Nadeau, October 5, 1946. Children: Denise, Brian, Steven, Peter, Mark, Paula, Jane, Claire.

father:
John Francis Cavanagh

mother:
Agnes Louise (Turbitt) Cavanagh

spouse:
Helena E. Nadeau

child:
Denise Cavanagh

child:
Brian Cavanagh

child:
Steven Cavanagh

child:
Peter Cavanagh

child:
Mark Cavanagh

child:
Paula Cavanagh

child:
Jane Cavanagh

child:
Claire Cavanagh