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Paul Lynch O’Connor

clergyman , educator

Paul Lynch O’Connor, American clergyman, educator. Served to Lieutenant Chaplain Corps, United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946.; Member National Catholic Ednl. Association, Jesuit Ednl. Association (chairman commission on liberal arts colleges), North Central Association, Association American Colls., Ohio College Association (president 1962-1963), American Legion.

Background

O’Connor, Paul Lynch was born on August 10, 1909 in Joliet, Illinois, United States. Son of James C. and Marie (Lynch) O’C.

Education

Bachelor of Letters, Xavier U., Cincinnati, 1932. A.M., Phil License, Loyola University, Chicago, 1937. Licentiate of Sacred Theology, St. Saint Louis University, 1942.

Doctor of Laws, Loyola University, Miami University, U. Cincinnati 1964. Doctor of Humane Letters, Hebrew Union College, 1964, St. Thomas Institute, 1973. Joined Society of Jesus, 1929, consecrated priest Roman Catholic Church, 1941.

Instructor English, Latin and Greek, St. John’s College, Toledo, 1932-1934, St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, 1937-1938. Assistant dean U. Detroit College Liberal Arts, 1942-1944. Dean Xavier U. Evening School, 1946-1948, dean Xavier U., 1948-1955, trustee, 1948-1974, president, 1955-1972, chancellor, 1972-1974.

Treasurer, Ohio Research and Development Foundation. Member Commision on Higher Education Assistance for Ohio. Board of directors American Council on Education.

Career

Assistant dean U. Detroit College Liberal Arts, 1942-1944. Dean Xavier U. Evening School, 1946-1948, dean Xavier U., 1948-1955, trustee, 1948-1974, pres.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant Chaplain Corps, United States Navy Reserve, 1944-1946. Member National Catholic Ednl. Association, Jesuit Ednl.

Association (chairman commission on liberal arts colleges), North Central Association, Association American Colls., Ohio College Association (president 1962-1963), American Legion.

Connections

father:
James C. O’C.

mother:
Marie (Lynch) O’C.