FARLEY, JOHN MURPHY: Roman Catholic archbishop of New York; b. at Newton Hamilton, County Armagh, Ireland, Apr. 20, 1842. He was educated at St. Marcartan's College, Monaghan (1859-64), St. John's College, Fordham, N. Y. (1864-65), St. Joseph's Seminary, Troy, N. Y. (1865-66), and the American College, Rome (1866-70). He was ordained to the priesthood in Rome in 1870, and after being assistant rector of St. Peter's, New Brighton, Staten Island, in 1870-72 was private secretary to Archbishop McCloskey until 1884, when he was appointed private chamberlain to Pope Leo XIII. with the title of monsignore, and in 1891 became vicar-general of the archdiocese of New York. In 1892 he was made domestic prelate of the pope, and in 1895 was appointed prothonotary apostolic and consecrated titular bishop of Zeugma and auxiliary bishop of New York. On the death of Archbishop Corrigan of New York in May, 1902, he was appointed administrator of the archdiocese, and five months later himself became archbishop.