Biographical / Historical
Born May 31, 1902, John Briley Walsh attended Georgetown College from 1921 until 1925, earning the degree of A.B. The 1925 Georgetown University yearbook, "Ye Domesday Booke", notes that he participated in the Mask and Bauble Club, the Glee Club, and the Philodemic Society. Joining the Society of Jesus, 02/01/1928, he became a seminarian at Woodstock College. However, he chose not to complete his noviceship and left the Society, 08/20/1931 (see letter of dismissal in Alumni Files).