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William T. Mulloy, Bishop of Covington
William T. Mulloy, Bishop of Covington
TitleWilliam T. Mulloy, Bishop of Covington
Date of Original194-?
DescriptionFormal portrait of Mulloy wearing the vestments of a bishop including a large cross around neck. Imprinted in lower left of border is a color crest, likey of the Covington diocese. Mulloy appointed bishop in 1945 from the Fargo diocese.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/ndsuarchives/duplication-services
General SubjectReligion
People
Subject (LCTGM)Bishops
Catholicism
Men
Clothing & dress
Autographs
Personal NameMulloy, William T., 1892-1959
Organization NameCatholic Church. Diocese of Fargo (N.D.)
Catholic Church. Diocese of Covington (Ky.)
LocationCovington (Ky.)
Kenton County (Ky.)
Kentucky
United States
Ardoch (N.D.)
Decade1940-1949
Item Number2074.5.2
Format of OriginalPhotomechanical prints
Dimensions of Original31 x 23 cm.
Transcription"With best wishes + William T. Mulloy, Bishop of Covington" - Printed handwriting, likely of Mulloy below image.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/History"The sixth Bishop of Covington. Born on November 9, 1892 in Ardoch, North Dakota, William T. Mulloy was the first of five children born to William James Mulloy and Margaret Ann Doyle Mulloy. William T. Mulloy studied for the priesthood at St. Paul Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was ordained by Bishop James Riley of Fargo, North Dakota on June 7, 1916 at his home Parish of St. John the Evangelist in the City of Grafton. As a young priest, Father Mulloy held various posts in the Diocese of Fargo, including: Rector of the Cathedral Parish, Rural Life director, superintendent of education and editor of the diocesan newspaper. Father Mulloy was chosen as president of the National Rural Life Conference in 1934. On November 11, 1944, Father Mulloy was appointed Bishop of Covington to succeed Bishop Francis Howard. He was consecrated by Bishop Aloysius Muench on January 10, 1945 at St. Mary Cathedral in Fargo. Installation ceremonies took place on January 24, 1945 at St. Mary Cathedral in Covington. During his tenure, many new parishes and schools were established in the suburbs of northern Kentucky. Mulloy also established St. Pius X Seminary and Marydale Retreat Center and Camp, all in Erlanger. In 1954, the Cathedral was elevated to the status of a minor basilica by the pope. After fifteen years of dedicated service, Bishop Mulloy died on June 1, 1959 in Covington. He was laid to rest at St. Mary Cemetery in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. Archives of the Diocese of Covington." - Biography taken from Kenton County Public Library web site http://www.kenton.lib.ky.us/genealogy/bios/detail.cfm?recordID=43
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFrank J. Richard Photograph Collection 2074
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/1144
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2074.5.2)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs005802
Original SourcePrint
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