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Robert J. Dwyer, American archbishop. Member Utah State History Society (vice president).

Background

Dwyer, Robert J. was born on August 1, 1908 in Salt Lake City. Son of John C. and Mabel (Maynard) Dwyer.

Education

Master of Arts, St. Patrick’s Seminary, 1936. Doctor of Philosophy., Catholic U. American, 1941.

Career

Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1932. Monsignor, 1950; rector Cathedral of the Madeleine, Salt Lake City, 1948-1952. Promoted to see of Reno, Nevada, May 1952, consecrated August 1952, installed in Reno Cathedral, August 27, 1952.

Archbishop, Portland, Oregon, 1967-1976. Editor Intermountain Catholic Register, 1934-1938, 42-46, 50-52. Superintendent schools Diocese of Salt Lake City.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Gentile Comes to Utah, 1941.

Membership

Member Utah State History Society (vice president).

Connections

father:
John C. Dwyer

mother:
Mabel (Maynard) Dwyer