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Patrick Roger Cleary

American university founder


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Patrick Roger Cleary was the founder and namesake of Cleary University in Howell, Michigan.Patrick Roger Cleary was born in Nenagh in Ireland in 1858. After his parents' death when he was eight years old, the Tuthill family, his father's employer, took in Cleary and his younger sister and gave them an English education. The Tuthills eventually sent the children to their older siblings who had earlier moved to the United States because of the poor economy in Ireland.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Valparaiso University

Lutheran university in Indiana