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Thomas Charles O’Reilly

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Thomas Charles O’Reilly, American bishop.

Background

O’Reilly, Thomas Charles was born on February 22, 1873 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Son of Patrick and Delia (Readdy) O’R.

Education

Graduated from St. Ignatius High School, John Carroll U., Spencerian Business College, all of Cleveland. Graduate North Am.

Career

Ordained priest R.C. Church, 1898. Assistant pastor St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, Cleveland, 1899-1901. Professor philosophy and theology, St. Mary’s Seminary, Cleveland, 1901-1910.

Chancellor Diocese of Cleveland, 1910-1916, vicar general, 1916-1921. Pastor St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, 1911-1928. Vicar general for religious, 1922-1928.

Judge Matrimonial Court, Cleveland, 1910-1928. Bishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania, since 1928.

Connections

father:
Patrick O’R.

mother:
Delia (Readdy) O’R.