Biography Rev. Daniel Francis O'Sullivan

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Biography Rev. Daniel Francis O'Sullivan

Submitted: January 14, 2018

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Rev. Daniel Francis O'Sullivan

Birth 1895 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

Death 26 November 1945 Harlem, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

Burial Gate of Heaven Cemetery Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA

The Rev. Daniel Francis O'Sullivan aka Rev. Daniel F. O'Sullivan aka Rev. Daniel O'Sullivan died in the rectory of St. Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, 260-262 West 118th Street, New York, New York 10026 in Harlem (closed 2003). He had been pastor there since January 1942.

He attended Cathedral College (56-25 92nd Street, Elmhurst, Queens, New York, 11373) from 1908-1914

O'Sullivan graduated and was ordained from St. Joseph's Seminary ("Dunwoodie") 201 Seminary Avenue, Yonkers, New York 10704 in 1919 and was named professor of plainchant and music there in 1932.

After a brief tour (1919-1920) at the Immaculate Conception of St Mary's Church, 46 Ball Street, Port Jervis, New York 12771, O'Sullivan became assistant pastor at the Church of the Incarnation, 1290 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York, New York 10033-7204. There he organized a nationally famous boys' choir, the Incarnation Choristers and set up one of the first Catholic Boy Scout troops in the US. His service at Incarnation ended in 1940.

In January 1941 O'Sullivan was appointed administrator of the Church of the Resurrection, 276 West 151st Street, New York, New York 10039.

Former president of the Cathedral College Alumni Association.

---Yonkers Herald Statesman, Tuesday 27 November 1945, page 2.

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