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Rev James Roosevelt Bayley is both a student and administrator at St John's College, Fordham.

James Roosevelt Bayley was an Episcopal priest who converted to Catholicism. He attended St. John's College at Fordham as a student and later became president of the college.


Third president of St John's College, Fordham NY. (1844-1846)

First Bishop of Newark(1853–72) and the eighth Archbishop of Baltimore (1872–77).

President Roosevelt comes to Fordham to review ROTC in 1940

Franklin Delano Roosevelt receives an honorary degree at Fordham's 1929 Commencement

Mrs Roosevelt particpates in plaque ceremony at university church, 1939

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Gabriella DiMeglio
Rose Hill Campus
Walsh Library
4th Floor