b. January 8, 1735 – d. December 3, 1815 • Bishop
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Carroll, John (1)
Carroll, John(1735–1815). The first Roman Catholic bishop in the United States was John Carroll. He was a member of the distinguished Carroll family of Maryland and a cousin of Charles Carroll, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. John Carroll was born in Upper Marlboro, Md., on Jan. 8, 1735.
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Carroll (John) (1735–1815).—American prelate; was born in Maryland. He was educated in France and was a member of the “Society of Jesus” until its suppression by Pope Clement XIV., when he returned to America. Pius VI., appointed him Prefect Apostolic, and five years later, in 1789, made him Bishop of
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Carroll, John (1735–1815)First Roman Catholic bishop in America; first archbishop of BaltimoreCarroll was born in Upper Marlborough, Maryland, was educated at St. Omer’s College in Flanders, completed training in the Society of Jesus at Watten, Leige, and Bruges (Belguim), and was ordained a priest