DUCEY, THOMAS JAMES: Roman Catholic; b. at Lismore (111 m. s.s.w. of Dublin), County Cork, Ireland, Feb. 4, 1843. He went to the United States at the age of five, and was graduated at St. Francis Xavier's College, New York City, in 1864, and at the Provincial Seminary, Troy, N. Y., in 1868. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1868, and in 1869 was attached to the staff of the Church of the Nativity, New York City, where he incurred the opposition of the Tweed ring by his denunciations of municipal corruption. In 1872 he was transferred to St. Michael's in the same city, and in the following year began the active organization of societies for Roman Catholic young men. In 1880 he founded St. Leo's Church. He was assistant chaplain in the City Prison for several years, and is active in movements against political evil and in philanthropic enterprises.