Oconnor, Michael, Dd
O'Connor, Michael, D.D.
a Roman Catholic prelate, was born at Cork, Ireland, September 27, 1810. He was educated at Queenstown, and entered the Propaganda at Rome in 1833. He became president of the Roman Catholic Seminary of St. Charles Borromeo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1838. He was consecrated bishop of Pittsburgh in 1843, translated to the see of Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1853, and referred to his former diocese in 1854. He resigned his episcopal office and united with the Jesuits in 1860. He died at Woodstock College, Maryland, October 18, 1872.