William George Storey

STOREY, William George. b. Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, 23 April 1923; d. South Bend, Indiana, 16 January 2014. He was educated in public schools before entering the Capuchin Franciscan Order in 1942; he proceeded to Assumption College, the University of Western Ontario, Windsor, Ontario (BA, MA), and Notre Dame University, near South Bend, Indiana (PhD, 1959). In 1951 he married Elaine Curry (d. 1999); they had seven children but divorced in 1977. He was a Professor of History and an adjunct Professor of Theology at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1955-67), where he earned a reputation as an activist against the war in Vietnam. He was then appointed Professor of Liturgy and...

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