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William Joseph Hafey

bishop

William Joseph Hafey, American bishop.

Background

Hafey, William Joseph was born on March 19, 1888 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James J. and Catherine (Mulcahy) Hafey.

Education

Student Georgetown Law School, 1909-1910.

Career

Ordained priest R.C. Church, 1914. Assistant pastor St. Joseph’s Church, Baltimore, Maryland., 1914-1920. Chancellor archdiocese of Baltimore, 1920-1925.

Consecrated bishop Diocese of Raleigh, July 1, 1925. Later coadjutor bishop and since March 25, 1938, bishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Connections

father:
James J. Hafey

mother:
Catherine (Mulcahy) Hafey