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ZILLIOX, James, R. C. prelate, born in Newark. N. J., 14 October, 1849. He was educated at St. Yin-cent's college, Westmoreland co.. Pa, and on completing his course, entered the Benedictine order in 1865. After studying theology he was ordained priest on 27 July, 1873, and took the degree of D. D. at the university in Rome on 6 August, 1875. On his return to the United States he was called to fill the chair of theology in St. Vincent's college, which he held for several years, also filling the office of master of novices and that of prior of the monastery. In 1885 he was elected abbot of the newly established abbey at St. Mary's church in Newark, New Jersey, which place failing health compelled him to resign a year later. He is the author of " Album Benedictinum" (Beatty, 1880).
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