Mccaffrey, John, Dd
McCaffrey, John, D.D.
a Roman Catholic scholar and divine, was born at Emmittsburg, Maryland, September 6, 1806. He was educated at Mount St. Mary's College and Theological Seminary at that place, was ordained deacon in 1831, priest in 1838, and was almost immediately made president of that college, a position which he resigned in 1871. He was twice offered the mitre, but declined. He died at the college, September 25, 1881. See (N.Y.) Cath Annual, 1883, page 64.