Francis Spellman

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Birthday
4, 1889
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Dec 2, 1967 (78)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1889
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Dec 2, 1967 (78)

About

The sixth Archbishop of New York, a position he held from 1939 to 1967.

Before Fame

He was the first baseman for his high school's baseball team.

Trivia

He presided over the weddings of both Robert and Edward Kennedy.

Family Life

His father was a shoemaker and grocer of Irish descent.

Associated With

He decided not support fellow Catholic John F. Kennedy during the latter's campaign for the Presidency.