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Beatty, Vincent F., S.J., 1914-1979


born in Brooklyn, NY, 1914; graduated Georgetown University, 1936; entered 1936; novitiate Wernersville, Pa; studied at Fordham University, Spring Hill College and Woodstock College; ordained in 1947; began teaching chemistry at Loyola College Baltimore in 1941; served as its president; member Georgetown Jesuit community, 1964-1979; director, Manresa-on-Severn Retreat House, Maryland ,1964-1966; rector, Georgetown Prep, 1966-1973; development executive, Georgetown University and Georgetown Prep

1954 on 4-member team to record solar eclipse at Faeroe Islands; received honorary doctorate of science from Georgetown, 1955; received John Carroll Award, 1978