Date of Award

Spring 1936

Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts




Major Dooley was deeply interested in the civil welfar of his community and did much to aid those in need of assistance. He was the person who founded and equipped the Dooley Hospital for Crippled Children on East Marshall Street, an dhe likewise had an interest in a similar hospital in Roanoke, Virginia. He was a director of business affairs of the Sisters of Charity. He also took a profound interest in educational and religious matters being associated with the Catholic Church. He was a member of the board of directors of the Co-Orperative Educational Association of this city. At one time he served as presiden tof the Richmond Art Club. He was a member of the Manhattan Club of New York, the Westmoreland Club, the Commonwealth Club, and the Deep Run Hunt Club, all fo Richmond. He was always identified with the Democratic party, but was a "Gold Democrat" in the McKinley-Bryan campaign.

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