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Bayley, James Roosevelt

Born: 1814 AD
Died: 1877 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Clergymen

1814 – James Roosevelt Bayley was born in Rye, New York, on 23rd of August.


1842 – Bayley had been an Episcopal priest prior to his conversion.


1844 – Attended St. John’s College, Fordham, for his seminary studies and was ordained on 2nd of March in New York.


1853-1872 – Consecrated the First Bishop of the Diocese of Newark.


1856 – Bishop Bayley founded the Seton Hall University.


1872-1877 – Appointed Archbishop of Baltimore.


1877 – Bayley died 3rd of October in Newark, New Jersey.


First Bishop of Newark, New Jersey; eighth Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore.


Spoke of him by saying, "I am Archbishop; I have been Bishop; but I like Father Bayley best of all."