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Malone, Sylvesterlocked

(08 May 1821–29 December 1899)
  • Thomas J. Shelley

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Malone, Sylvester (08 May 1821–29 December 1899), Catholic priest and community activist, was born in Trim, County Meath, Ireland, the son of Laurence Malone, a civil engineer and surveyor, and Marcella Martin. He received his early education in a classical academy directed by two Protestant schoolmasters who catered to a mixed clientele of Catholic and Protestant students. As a result, Malone later boasted that, in contrast to many Irish Catholics of his generation, his “early life was toned by [congenial] associations with non-Catholics.” In 1838 Malone met the Reverend ...

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