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8/26/02 Rev. William Barnaby Faherty photo by David Kennedy
JULY 20, 2000 - The Rev. William Barnaby Faherty, 86, a Jesuit
priest, is the author of 26 books of non-fiction and fiction
including one that was made into a 1968 movie called "Guns for San
Sebastian" starring Anthony Quinn and Charles Bronson. The original
book is called "A Wall for San Sebastian." Faherty lives in Jesuit
Hall at 3601 Lindell Blvd. PHOTO BY JERRY NAUNHEIM JR.
8/26/02 Dr. Edwin Benton, left, and Rev. William Barnaby
Faherty, right, walk among the graves of famous Jesuit missionaries
at the Museum of Western Jesuit Missions at 700 Howdershell Road.
photo by David Kennedy
SATURDAY MARCH, 8, 2003--Father William B. Faherty talks with
Steve Werner, of St. Louis during a book signing for Faherty's
novel "The St. Louis Irish" Saturday afternoon at the Missouri
Mercantile in Old Town Florissant during the "Before and After Day"
celebration. Faherty has a total of 30 books published. PHOTO BY
The Rev. William Barnaby Faherty, a prolific author and noted
St. Louis historian, died today at St. Louis University
He was 96 and had been in declining health, friends and family
He taught history for many years at
St. Louis University and wrote more than 40 books of history,
fiction, essays and poetry.
His writings explored the Roman
Catholic experience in St. Louis. One of his most recent works was
“Catholic St. Louis: A Pictorial History.”
For more on this story, see
Tuesday's Post-Dispatch and follow-ups on stltoday.com/.
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