Biography of William Livingston
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Livingston, William, son of Charles and Catherine (Connolly) Livingston, was born in Rockcorry county, Monaghan, Ireland, October 24, 1857. He came to America in 1873, and spent several years in the dry goods business with the firm of A. T. Stewart & Co. in New York city. In 1880 he began his course of classical studies in the College of St. Francis Xavier, New York, and was graduated in 1883. In September of the same year he began a course of theology in St. Joseph's Seminary, Troy, and was ordained priest in December, 1887. He was assigned to St. Stephen's church, New York, and in June, 1889, he was appointed director of St. Joseph's Seminary, Troy, and professor of English. He remained in Troy for seven years, and is at present in the new St. Joseph's Seminary at Dunwoodie, Yonkers, N. Y., filling the chairs of English, Church History and Liturgy.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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