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Father Patrick Turner Papers

Identifier: AC-442

Scope and Contents

This collection contains records and media related to Father Patrick Turner. The first section primarily contains ancestry records related to Father Patrick Turner and his family. The second section is made up of photographs related to Turner, his family, and work.


  • Creation: 1624-2001

Conditions Governing Use

The Tyrrell Historical Library holds copyright. The researcher must secure permission to publish. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Tyrrell Historical Library. The researcher assumes full responsiblity for complying with copyright, literary property rights, and libel laws.

Biographical / Historical

Patrick Arthur Turner was born in Beaumont, Texas in 1944 to Thomas Blanks Turner and Lillian Edith Turner. He attended both the University of St. Thomas and St. Mary's Seminary of Houston. In 1972, Turner was ordained as a pastor by Bishop Warren L. Boudreaux. He went on to serve as the associate pastor at St. Charles Borromeo in Nederland, St. Anthony Cathedral in Beaumont, Immaculate Conception in Groves, and St. Mary in Port Arthur. He also served as the pastor at St Helen Catholic Church in 1980 and St. Louis in 1987. Turner passed away in 2003 at the age of 58.


7 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials



Father Patrick Turner was a local Catholic pastor who served at several churches in Jefferson County, Texas. Churches he served at include: St. Anthony, St. Charles, St. Mary, St. Helen, and St. Louis Catholic Church. The collection itself contains ancestry records, census records, and photographs.


Series 1: Ancestry

Series 2: Photographs

Series 3: Media

Finding Aid for Father Patrick Turner Papers
Sarah Grimm, Archivist; Jessica Jooster, Reference Clerk
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Repository Details

Part of the Tyrrell Historical Library Archives Repository