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MCDERMOTT, PATRICK N: Clergyman; b Ballybofey Co, Donegal Ireland June 19, 1882; s of Patrick W McDermott-Anna Bella Doherty; ed Letter Kenny Co, Donegal, Ireland; St Patricks Coll, Maynooth Ireland 1907; Kennrick Seminary, St Louis 1908; 1908 ordained priest Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport; 1908 asst to Sacred Heart Cathedral, Davenport; 1908 temporary pastor St James Parish, Washington; 1908-09 asst pastor St Peters Parish, Keokuk; 1909-17 pastor St Patricks Ch, Massena; 1919-20 pastor Sacred Heart Ch, Woodbine; 1920- pastor St Peter & St Paul Ch, Atlantic; during World War 1918-19 commd 1st lt in US army, O/S 10 months in France & Germany, disch July 1919; Amer Legion, mbr bldg com for Amer Legion Memorial Bldg Hall, Atlantic, state chaplain 1920-21, natl chaplain since 1939; active in BSA work; KC, 1917-18 chaplain, Camp Dodge; C of C; BPOE 445; Cath Ch; hobby: sports; res 106 West 6th, Atlantic.

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From "Who's Who in Iowa," by Iowa Press Association, Des Moines: Iowa Press Association, 1940, pg. 199-200.

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