SNAP of
Tennessee

Survivors Network of those 
Abused by Priests - Tennessee 

1965 - Diocese of Nashville

Information is taken from the Official Catholic Directory, published yearly from information provided by the church.

This is a directory.  These are NOT accused priests.  This is a list of assignments of the priests of a diocese as these assignments were listed in the "Official Catholic Directory" published each year. 

This is presented simply as a tool of information gathering.  It is not meant to indict or accuse anyone.  It has proven extremely helpful as a summary or snapshot of what was going on in a particular diocese in any given year.  Please use it as a research tool.  It may be incorrect in some instances since any directory that is published in only as correct as the data presented at the time of publication. 

Brief summary is below. 

Click here for more database of 1965 in PDF downloadable format.

1965 - Summary

Last

First

Assigned

City

Information





Siena College - 1 priest listed but not named





Notre Dame High School, Chattanooga, 4 priests listed but not named





Knoxville Catholic High School, 3 priests listed but not named





Christian Brothers College - 4 priests listed but not named





Aquinas Junior College - 1 priest listed but not named

Adrian

William L



Bishop

Arnold

Edward C



Faculty - Father Ryan High School

Atkinson

John V

Cathedral of the Incarnation

Nashville

Faculty - Father Ryan High School

Baldinger

Leo C


Knoxville

Resident Chaplain - St. Mary's Hospital - Knoxville

Ballentine

Edgar



NO ASSIGNMENT LISTED

Ballinger

Coleman

Immaculate Conception

Union City


Baltz

John P

Our Lady of Fatima

Alcoa


Batson

John R.

Louis, St

Memphis

Faculty, Memphis Catholic High School

Bevington

William S


Memphis

Faculty, Memphis Catholic High School
Resident Chaplain, St Peter's Orphanage

Boltman

William M

Paul the Apostle, St

Memphis

Faculty, Memphis Catholic High School

Borgard. OFM

Coleman



Chaplain, St. Joseph Hospital, Memphis

Bowling

James M

Patrick, St

McEwen


Breen

Joseph P

William, St

Millington

Faculty, Memphis Catholic High School

Brett

Francis X

Our Lady of Fatima

Alcoa

Assistant Chaplain, St. Mary's Hospital, Knoxville

Buchaignani

Richard G

Ann, St

Memphis (Bartlett)

Faculty, Memphis Catholic High School
Ave Maria Home for the Aged

Buchaignani

Albert E

Christ the King

Nashville


Bush

Walter S

William, St

Millington


Cain

John N

Paul the Apostle, St

Tullahoma


Caldwell

Paul D

Thomas, St

Memphis


Cashin

Thomas F


Nashville

Resident Chaplain, St. Cecilia Convent

Cleary

Edward J

Paul the Apostle, St

Memphis (Whitehaven)


Clements

Daniel A

John Vianney, St

Gallatin


Clunan

Paul W

Louis, St

Memphis


Connor

John P

Cathedral of the Incarnation

Nashville


Creahen, OP

Walter L

Mary's, St

Johnson City


Cunningham

Allan J

Philip, St

Franklin

Faculty, Father Ryan High School

Davis

William F



NO ASSIGNMENT LISTED

Davis

Philip J

Sacred Heart

Humboldt


Desmond

Edward P



NO ASSIGNMENT LISTED

Diesel, OSB

Peter



Chaplain, St. Mary Hospital, Humboldt

Dolan

M Edward

Sacred Heart

Knoxville


Driscoll

James J

Francis, St

Chattanooga

Principal, Notre Dame High School

Duffy

Thomas P

Christ the King

Nashville


Durick

Joseph A


Nashville

Coadjutor, Bishop

Eiselein

J Eugene

Holy Name

Nashville


Eiseman

Francis W



NO ASSIGNMENT LISTED

Elliott

John A

Blessed Sacrament

Memphis


Elliott

Edward C

Edward, St

Nashville


Emala

Walter M

Immaculate Conception

Memphis


Fassnacht

Carl R

Dominic, St

Kingsport


Fennell

William R

Paul the Apostle, St

Memphis


Fisher

Joseph L

Michael, St

Memphis

Faculty, Memphis Catholic High School

Flanigen

George J


Nashville

Resident Chaplain - St. Bernard Academy

Fleming

William J


Nashville

Faculty - Father Ryan High School
Chaplain - St. Thomas Hospital

Foley, OFM

Ronan


Memphis


Gaffney

James T




Giacosa

Charles A

Henry, St

Nashville

Faculty, Father Ryan High School

Gill

Richmond A

Ann, St

Nashville

Faculty - Father Ryan High School

Graham

Alfred F

Anne, St (Highland)

Memphis


Grannis

William B

Augustine, St

Signal Mountain

Chaplain - Alexian Brothers - Signal Mountain

Graw

William K




Guthrie

Milton J

Blessed Sacrament

Memphis

Faculty, Memphis Catholic High School

Haas

Paul F



On duty outside the diocese, Catholic High School, 6300 Lee Street, Little Rock Arkansas

Habig, OFM

Francis

Mary's, St

Memphis


Hanghian

William H

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Chattanooga


Heenan

Patrick F

Our Lady of Sorrows

Memphis


Henkel

Albert J

Holy Ghost

Knoxville


Henrick

John C

Holy Rosary

Donelson (Nashville)

Faculty - Father Ryan High School

Heymer

Edward O.

Good Shepherd

Winchester


Hickie

James J

Ann, St

Bristol


Hines

Vincent J

Mary's, St

Jackson


Hitchcock

James R

Stephen, St

Old Hickory

Principal, Father Ryan High School

Hofstetter

Robert J


Nashville

Faculty, Father Ryan High School
Director of Camp Marymount

Hostettler

Paul J

Theresa of Lisieux, St

Cleveland


Hutton

George T

Joseph, St

Madison


Johnson

James R




Johnston

Edward J

Cathedral of the Incarnation

Nashville

Faculty - Father Ryan High School

Jolly

William W

Holy Rosary

Memphis

Faculty, Memphis Catholic High School

Julius

Joseph W

Patrick, St

Nashville

Faculty, Father Ryan High School

Kaufman

Vincent H

Sacred Heart

Memphis


Kearney

Merlin F

Immaculate Conception

Memphis


Kelly

Edgar M

Ann, St

Nashville


Kemper

James A



On duty outside the diocese, Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Albuquerque, NM

King

Vincent P

Our Lady of Sorrows

Memphis


Kleiser

William J

Sacred Heart

Humboldt


Lasky, OFM

Didac

Holy Names of Jesus and Mary

Memphis


Leppert

Joseph E

Teresa of the Infant Jesus

Memphis


Lynch

Patrick J

Joseph, St

Memphis

Faculty, Memphis Catholic High School

Mankel

Xavier

Holy Ghost

Knoxville


Maxwell

Alex L

Cathedral of the Incarnation

Nashville

Faculty, Father Ryan High School

McGroarty, OP

Joseph B

Mary's, St

Johnson City


McGuire

Robert Sterling

Immaculate Conception

Knoxville


McMurry

John E

Mary's, St (downtown)

Nashville


McRedmond

Francis A

Our Lady of Sorrows

Memphis


Miller

James N

Michael, St

Memphis


Morgan

William E

Stephen, St

Chattanooga


Morris

Paul J

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Germantown

Principal, Memphis Catholic High School

Murphy

James W

Anthony of Padua, St

Memphis


Murray

James B

Immaculate Conception

Memphis

Faculty, Memphis Catholic High School

Murray

Christopher P

Sacred Heart

Lawrenceburg


Nelson

William R

Christ the King

Nashville


Niedergeses

William B

Notre Dame

Greeneville


Niedergeses

James D

Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Chattanooga


Nobile

Angelo J

Catherine, St

Columbia


O'Donnell

Charles C

Lawrence, St

Joelton


O'Hanlon

Patrick


Ireland


Oglesby

J Leonard

Ann, St

Memphis (Bartlett)

Chaplain, Ave Maria Home for the Aged

Pack

Francis P

Peter and Paul

Chattanooga


Patten, OP

W L

Mary's, St

Johnson City


Potter, OFM

Aiden



Chaplain, Convent of the Good Shepherd

Prescott

Herbert W

Immaculate Conception

Knoxville

Principal, Knoxville Catholic High School

Quinlan

Eugene M


Memphis


Regenold

William R

Holy Rosary

Memphis


Reilly

Joseph L



Absent on sick leave, 421 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN

Reilly

Francis J



Chaplain, US Air Force

Richardson

Daniel S

Pius X, St

Nashville


Ringwald

Leo H

Michael, St

Memphis


Rohling

George W

Joseph, St

Madison


Rudisill

James A

Holy Angels

Dyersburg


Schelly

John J

Joseph, St

St. Joseph


Schilling

Francis X

Jude, St

Chattanooga


Schnupp

Luzerne A

Mary's, St

Oak Ridge


Scola

John V

Louis, St

Memphis


Scully

Patrick



NO ASSIGNMENT LISTED

Shea

Francis R

Immaculate Conception

Knoxville


Shea

J Harold

Sacred Heart

Memphis


Siener

Leo C


Nashville

In residence, Father Ryan High School

Siener

Albert A

Cathedral of the Incarnation

Nashville

Vicar General

Siener

Joseph H

Henry, St

Nashville


Siener

Albert L

Jude, St

Chattanooga


Stelling

Wiliam F.

Sacred Heart

Knoxville


Stredny

Anthony G

Blessed Sacrament

Harriman


Stritch

Morris G

Blessed Sacrament

Memphis


Sullins

James P

Peter and Paul

Chattanooga


Sutton

William A

Teresa of the Infant Jesus

Memphis


Tarpy

Joseph B

Sacred Heart

Loretto


Thoni

Phillip F

Rose, St

Murfreesboro


Tierney

John J

Immaculate Conception

Clarksville


Trainor

Paul E

Holy Rosary

Donelson (Nashville)


Van Beersum

Anthony G



Retired, Huize (Thuvine) Duiven, Gld., Holland

Vehr

George J



On duty outside the diocese, Church of the Holy Child, Jacksonville, NC

Walenga

Edward A

Thomas Aquinas, St

Cookeville


Walker

Theron J

John, St

Memphis


Wappel

Hyacinth

Holy Names of Jesus and Mary

Memphis


Wassem

C P



Retired - Chaplain -, St. Mary Hospital, Knoxville

Welsh

John A

Anne, St (Highland)

Memphis


Wesley

Joseph E


Memphis

Resident Chaplain - Christian Brothers College

Wiese, OFM

Miro

Augustine, St

Memphis


Wieser, OFM

Theodore

Augustine, St

Memphis


Wiggs

Joel M

Blessed Sacrament

Harriman


Wiley

J William

Holy Rosary

Memphis


Williams

Charles M

Mary's, St (downtown)

Nashville

Chancellor

Woodley

Thomas B

Mary's, St

Oak Ridge


Wortmann

Paul E

Our Lady of Lourdes

Springfield


Zralek

James S


Nashville

Faculty, Father Ryan High School
Chaplain, State Penitentiary
Chaplain, Veterans Administration Hospital

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