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Raymond Joseph Swords

educational administrator , clergyman.

Raymond Joseph Swords, American educational administrator, clergyman.


Swords, Raymond Joseph was born on February 9, 1918 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Raymond L. and Josephine (Noonan) S. Bachelor of Arts, College Holy Cross, 1938.


Master of Arts, Boston College, 1943. Master of Arts in Math, Harvard, 1947. Licentiate of Sacred Theology, Weston College, 1951.

Doctor of Laws, Clark University, 1967, U. Massachusetts, 1967. Doctor of Science, Lowell Institute Technology, 1967, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1969. Doctor of Letters, Suffolk U., 1969.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Stonehill College, 1970.


Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1950. Instructor mathematics College Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1943-1945, director admissions, 1953-1955, department chairman mathematics, 1955-1960, president, 1960-1970, Cranwell School, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1972-1976, Regis High School, New York City, 1976-1980, assistant to president, since 1980.


Raymond L. Bachelor of Arts

Josephine (Noonan) S. Bachelor of Arts