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James Aloysius Hickey

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Birthday
11, 1920
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Oct 24, 2004 (84)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1920
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Oct 24, 2004 (84)

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American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who was the Archbishop of Washington, D.C. from 1980 to 2000.

Before Fame

He graduated as valedictorian from Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit in 1942.

Trivia

He was a vocal opponent against then President Ronald Reagan's policies in El Salvador and believed that military intervention was against the country's best interests.

Family Life

His father was a dentist who often helped those who couldn't afford dentistry.

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He was elevated to the cardinalate by Pope John Paul II in 1988.

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