Irish catholic, first archbishop of New York
According to Wikipedia,
John Joseph Hughes was an Irish-born prelate of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. He was the fourth Bishop and first Archbishop of the Archdiocese of New York, serving between 1842 and his death in 1864. In 1841, he founded St. John's College, which would later become Fordham University.
John Hughes is affiliated with the following schools: