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Raymond Joseph Gallagher

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Raymond Joseph Gallagher

Raymond Joseph Gallagher (November 19, 1912 – March 7, 1991) was an American clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church.

Raymond Gallagher was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Hugh and Ella (née Reedy) Gallagher.[1] He was educated at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish School (1918–26) and Cathedral Latin High School (1926–30).[1] He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from John Carroll University in 1934, and attended St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore, Maryland, from 1934 to 1939.[1] He was ordained to the priesthood on March 25, 1939.[2]

Gallagher was a

On June 21, 1965, Gallagher was appointed the third Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana by Pope Paul VI.[2] He received his episcopal consecration on the following August 11 from Archbishop Egidio Vagnozzi, with Bishops Leo Christopher Byrne and Clarence George Issenmann serving as co-consecrators.[2] After seventeen years as bishop, he resigned on October 26, 1982.[2] He died at age 78.


Preceded by
John Carberry
Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana
Succeeded by
George Avis Fulcher

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