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Thomas Patrick Roger Foley

Born: Mar 6, 1822

Death: Feb 19, 1879

Birthplace: Baltimore

Nationality: United States

Thomas Patrick Roger Foley

Date of Birth : Mar 6, 1822
Date of Death : Feb 19, 1879
Birth Place : Baltimore

Thomas Patrick Roger Foley was a bishop of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. He served as Coadjutor Bishop of Chicago from March 10, 1870 until his death on February 19, 1879. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Foley attended local schools when he was convinced of a calling to Holy Orders. He was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Baltimore on August 16, 1846. On November 19, 1869, he was appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Chicago. On February 27, 1870, Foley was consecrated titular bishop of Pergamum. He was installed as coadjutor bishop at Holy Name Cathedral on March 10. He died in office before he could succeed the Bishop of Chicago.

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