Author

Creation Date

1884

Keywords

Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio); St. Xavier College; Photographs; College presidents; Jesuits

Description

Portrait of John I. Coghlan, SJ, who served as president of Xavier University from 1881-1884. Photograph dated approximately 1884.

Biographical Information

Fourteenth Jesuit president Rev. John Coghlan was born April 21, 1829 at Templebraden, County Limerick, Ireland. After arriving in America in 1848, he studied at St. Louis University. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1852 and was ordained in 1862. Following his ordination he primarily served as a missionary until 1893. In addition to his term at Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio (then known as St. Xavier College), he also served as pastor of St. Mary’s Church, Kansas. He died August 7, 1897 In St. Louis, Missouri. (Source: Xavier Athenaeum, November 1916)

Type

Still Image

Format

image/.jpg

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Item Identifier

coghlan_john.jpg

Collection

Xavier University Presidents Photographs

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Xavier University Library, Cincinnati, Ohio

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Keywords

Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio); St. Xavier College; Photographs; College presidents; Jesuits

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