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Theodore Hesburgh

AKA Theodore Martin Hesburgh

Born: 25-May-1917
Birthplace: Syracuse, NY
Died: 26-Feb-2015
Location of death: South Bend, IN
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President, University of Notre Dame, 1952-87

Father: Theodore Bernard Hesburgh (d. 1960 liver cancer)
Mother: Anne Marie Murphy
Sister: Mary (b. 1915)
Sister: Elizabeth (b. 1920)
Sister: Anne (b. 1925)
Brother: James (b. 1933)

    High School: Most Holy Rosary School, Syracuse, NY
    University: University of Notre Dame (attended 1934-37)
    University: PhB, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome (1939)
    Theological: STD, Catholic University of America (1945)
    Administrator: EVP, University of Notre Dame (1949-52)
    Administrator: President, University of Notre Dame (1952-87)

    US Commission on Civil Rights (1957-72, as Chairman, 1969-72)
    NCAA Gerald R. Ford Award 2004
    Ordained by the Roman Catholic Church 24-Jun-1943
    Fainted at Yale (Sep-1986)

    Rudy (18-Sep-1993)

Author of books:
The Theology of Catholic Action (1945)
God and the World of Man (1950)
Patterns for Educational Growth (1958)
Thoughts for Our Times (1962)
The Humane Imperative: A Challenge for the Year 2000 (1974)
The Hesburgh Papers: Higher Values in Higher Education (1979)
God, Country, Notre Dame (1990, memoir, with Jerry Reedy)

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