Biography of the Rev. J. H. Conroy
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Conroy, Rev. J. H., Ogdensburg, was born in Watertown, N. Y., November 8, 1858. He began his education in the schools of his native city, whence he proceeded to Montreal College. After three years spent in this noted institution, he entered St. Michael's College, Toronto. from which he was graduated with honors in June 1877. The following year he held a professorship in St. Michael's. In September 1878, he began his theological studies, and studied under the Rev. Dr. Gabriels at Troy (now Bishop Gabriels), of Ogdensburg diocese. Ordained June 11, 1881. Father Convoy was appointed assistant to the Rev. J. P. Murphy, of Cherubusco and Ellenburgh. Clinton county. After six weeks in this position. he was appointed rector of St. Patrick's church. Rouse's Point, August 15, 1882, and the following April was transferred to the Cathe dral at Ogdensburg, succeeding as rector Father Mackey, who had occupied this position for the previous forty years.

Our County and it's people
A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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