Dulles, Avery, 1918-2008Alternative names
Cardinal Avery Robert Dulles S.J. (b. Aug. 24, 1918, Auburn, New York-d. Dec. 12, 2008, Bronx, New York) was a Jesuit priest, theologian, cardinal of the Catholic Church and served as the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University from 1988 to 2008. He was an internationally known author and lecturer. He was the younger son of John Foster Dulles and Janet Pomeroy Avery Dulles. He was baptized Charles Avery Dulles as an infant, but was never called Charles. He later legally changed his name to Avery Robert Dulles.
From the description of Dulles, Avery Robert, 1918-2008 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12175281