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Dore, Leo A.


Biographical Note

Leo Adrian Dore was born on April 15, 1881 to Rose A. (McDermott) and John P. Dore and was brother to Francis J. Dore, SJ. Leo was also a Jesuit priest as well as a History professor at Boston College and the Minister of the College at Boston College in 1928. He was drafted into the United States Army during World War II in 1942. Leo was part of St. Mary's Church in the North End of Boston.


"College Mourns Deaths of Popular Biology and Psych Profs." The Heights, Vol. XXIV, No. 10, March 10, 1944.

"Many Changes in College Faculty." The Heights, Vol. X, No. 1, September 25, 1928.

Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.

The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War II Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of Massachusetts; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147; Series Number: M2090

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Leo A. Dore, SJ papers


Papers that document twentieth-century Jesuit Leo A. Dore, a history professor at Boston College. Materials include Dore's baccalaurate address to Boston College, his history course materials, and his annotated philosophy textbook in Latin.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1910 - 1927