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Drumgoole, John Christopherlocked

(15 August 1816–28 March 1888)
  • Jeffrey M. Burns

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Drumgoole, John Christopher (15 August 1816–28 March 1888), founder of Catholic orphanages in New York City, was born in Granard, County Longford, Ireland, the son of John Drumgoole and Bridget (maiden name unknown). His father died when John was six years old, and his mother emigrated to the United States in 1823. John joined her in New York the following year....

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