Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Ireland's Non Residential Cardinals (Part III)

John Cardinal Glennon


June 14, 1862, Kinnegad, Ireland.


St. Mary's College, Mullingar; All Hallows College and Seminary, Dublin; University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany. After finishing his studies, he went to the United States of America.

Pre-Episcopal Career

Ordained, December 20, 1884, Kansas City, by John Joseph Hogan, bishop of Kansas City. Pastoral work in diocese of Kansas City, 1884-1896. Vicar general of Kansas City, 1892-1894. Apostolic administrator of Kansas City, 1894-1896.

Episcopal Career

Elected titular bishop of Pinora and appointed coadjutor of Kansas City, with right of succession, March 14, 1896, Consecrated, June 29, 1896, Kansas City, by John Joseph Kain, archbishop of St. Louis, assisted by Maurice Burke, bishop of St. Joseph, and by John Joseph Henessy, bishop of Wichita. Appointed coadjutor bishop, with right of succession, and apostolic administrator of St. Louis, April 27, 1903. Succeeded to the metropolitan see of St. Louis, October 13, 1903. Assistant at Pontifical Throne, June 28, 1921.


Created cardinal priest in the consistory of February 18, 1946; received the red hat and the title of S. Clemente, February 22, 1946.


March 9, 1946, Dublin. Buried, metropolitan cathedral, St. Louis.

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