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CONROY, Patrick J.

Biography

a Chaplain from Oregon; Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Oreg.; B.A., Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, Calif., 1972; attended Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Wash., 1973; M.A., Gonzaga University, Spokane, Wash., 1977; J.D., St. Louis University, St. Louis, Miss., 1979; M.Div., Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley, Calif., 1983; M. Div., Regis College, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1984; pastor; lawyer; chaplain, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1990–1994, 1997–2003; chaplain, Seattle University, Seattle, Wash., 1994–1997; teacher, Jesuit High School, Portland, Oreg., 2004–2011; appointed Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives for the One Hundred Twelfth Congress; elected Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives for the One Hundred Thirteenth and for the three succeeding Congresses until his resignation on January 3, 2021 (May 24, 2011–January 3, 2021).

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Denomination

Roman Catholic

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Fast Facts

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December 31, 2013

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