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Ford, John C. (John Cuthbert), 1902-1989



  • Existence: 1902 - 1989

Biographical Note

A Jesuit, theologian, and author, John C. Ford entered the Society of Jesus in 1920, was ordained a priest in 1932 and earned a degree in law from the Boston College Law School in 1941. He taught at several universities, including Boston College, where he was a professor of ethics and theology. The author of numerous articles and books, Ford founded the journal Theological Studies. He died in 1989.

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Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Margaret Ford Kieran collection of John C. Ford, SJ papers


This collection documents 20th century American Jesuit moral theologian John C. Ford, SJ through materials kept by his sister, Margaret Ford Kieran. These include Ford's correspondence, medals, photographs, and typescripts, as well as clippings, condolences, obituaries, and prayer cards received by his sister after his death.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: approximately 1910-1995; Majority of material found within 1930s-1980s