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date: 23 April 2021

Williams, John Josephlocked

(27 April 1822–30 August 1907)
  • Steven M. Avella

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Williams, John Joseph (27 April 1822–30 August 1907), Roman Catholic prelate, and first archbishop of Boston, was born on the north end of Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Michael Williams, a blacksmith, and Ann Egan, immigrants from County Tipperary, Ireland. Williams attended the Cathedral School in Boston where he impressed Bishop ...

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