Thomas R. Byrne
|47th Mayor of St. Paul
|George J. Vavoulis
|Charles P. McCarty
Thomas Robert Byrne
|April 5,2009 86) (aged
|Mary Teresa Byrne
Thomas Robert Byrne (March 9,1923 –April 5,2009) was an American politician in Minnesota. He was the Democratic mayor of Saint Paul from 1966 to 1970. He was Catholic and fully Irish. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II. He was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
His brother the Most Reverend James Byrne was an auxiliary bishop in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Paul,and later the Archbishop of Dubuque,Iowa. His brother Robert Byrne was an instructor of Latin at Saint Thomas Military Academy,in Saint Paul and later in Mendota Heights,Minnesota.
Saint Paul is the capital of the U.S. state of Minnesota and the county seat of Ramsey County. Situated on high bluffs overlooking a bend in the Mississippi River, Saint Paul is a regional business hub and the center of Minnesota's government. The Minnesota State Capitol and the state government offices all sit on a hill close to the city's downtown district. One of the oldest cities in Minnesota, Saint Paul has several historic neighborhoods and landmarks, such as the Summit Avenue Neighborhood, the James J. Hill House, and the Cathedral of Saint Paul. Like the adjacent city of Minneapolis, Saint Paul is known for its cold, snowy winters and humid summers.
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The University of St. Thomas is a private Catholic research university with campuses in St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1885 as a Catholic seminary, it is named after Thomas Aquinas, the medieval Catholic theologian and philosopher who is the patron saint of students. As of fall 2021, St. Thomas enrolled 9,347 students, making it Minnesota's largest private, nonprofit university.
John Ireland was an American religious leader who was the third Roman Catholic bishop and first Roman Catholic archbishop of Saint Paul, Minnesota (1888–1918). He became both a religious as well as civic leader in Saint Paul during the turn of the 20th century. Ireland was known for his progressive stance on education, immigration and relations between church and state, as well as his opposition to saloons and political corruption. He promoted the Americanization of Catholicism, especially in the furtherance of progressive social ideals. He was a leader of the modernizing element in the Roman Catholic Church during the Progressive Era. He created or helped to create many religious and educational institutions in Minnesota.
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