McCOWN, JAMES HART, 1911-1991


Jesuit; Catholic Priest, educator. Born– February 24, 1911, Mobile, Ala. Parents– James Moore and Rosemary (Hart) McCown. Education– B.S., Spring Hill College, 1932; St. Mary’s School of Theology, St. Mary’s, Kansas. Employed as teacher after entering Society of Jesus; taught in Roman Catholic High Schools;  high school counselor, Shreveport, La., 1950-1951. Served short term missionary assignments in several countries. Assistant pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Macon, Georgia, 1953-58. Catholic Chaplain, Southern Methodist University. Friend and spiritual advisor of writer Flannery O’Connor. Died November 26. 1991.


Contemporary Authors online


Elephants Have the Right of Way; a Year of Content in East Africa, June 21, 1968-June 21, 1969. Liguori, Mo.; Liguori Publications, 1974.

How They Made Southern Jesuits. Jesuit Seminary and Mission Bureau, 1990.

Man, Woman, and God.  Queen’s Work Press, 1949.

Nicaraguan Diary, April 20-May 7, 1987. Mobile, Ala.; s.n., 1987.

Visit to a Small Alaskan Village. Mobile, Ala.; Brill, 1988.