James Vincent Casey

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Birthday
22, 1914
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Mar 14, 1986 (71)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1914
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Mar 14, 1986 (71)

About

American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who was the Archbishop of Denver, Colorado from 1967 to 1986

Before Fame

He was class president and captain of the football team at Osage High School.

Trivia

He served as a chaplain in the United States Navy during World War II and worked with troops in the South Pacific, eventually reaching the rank of lieutenant.

Family Life

His father, James Gordon, was a Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives from 1933 to 1935.

Associated With

He was elevated to the cardinalate by Pope Paul VI.