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  • MICHAEL AUGUSTINE CORRIGAN (1839-1902), third archbishop of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of New York, in the United States, was born in Newark, New Jersey, on the 13th of August 1839.
  • In October 1868 Corrigan became vicar-general of Newark, a diocese then including all the state of New Jersey.
  • Appointed Corrigan bishop of Newark.
  • In 1880 Bishop Corrigan was made coadjutor, with the right of succession, to Cardinal McCloskey, archbishop of New York, under the title of archbishop of Petra; and thereafter nearly all the practical work of the archdiocese fell to his hands.
  • On the death of Cardinal McCloskey in 1885 Archbishop Corrigan became metropolitan of the diocese of New York.