Bayley, James Roosevelt

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Born: Aug 23, 1814 AD
Died: 1877 AD, at 63 years of age.

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."

 

 

 

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