John J. Cavanaugh

The Rev. John J Cavanaugh, C.S.C. , a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, served from 1946 to 1952 as the 14th president of the University of Notre Dame, having previously served as its vice president since 1941. A native of Owosso, MI, Cavanaugh led Notre Dame at a time during which the Institute of Medieval Studies was organized, undergraduate enrollment increased by more than half, and graduate student enrollment grew fivefold. Wikipedia*

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John J. Cavanaugh has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Convention.

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U.S. Representative, D-NE 2nd January 3, 1977 - January 3, 1981 Videos: 1

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