Hubert James Cartwright

Hubert James Cartwright
Coadjutor Bishop of Wilmington
In office1956-1958
OrdinationJune 11, 1927
ConsecrationOctober 24, 1956
Personal details
Born(1900-08-22)August 22, 1900
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedMarch 6, 1958(1958-03-06) (aged 57)
DenominationRoman Catholic

Hubert James Cartwright (August 22, 1900 – March 6, 1958) was an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware from 1956 to 1958.


Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cartwright was ordained a priest for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia on June 11, 1927.

On August 3, 1956, Cartwright was appointed titular bishop of Neve (Nebo) and coadjutor bishop, with right of succession, of the Wilmington Diocese; and was consecrated bishop on October 24, 1956. He died while still coadjutor.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Hubert James Cartwright[self-published source]
  2. ^ 'Msgr. Cartwright Is New Coadjutor Bishop,' Gettysburg Times, August 22, 1956. pg. 7
  3. ^ 'The Diocese of Wilmington,' Jim Parks, Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, South Carolina, 2001, pg. 57
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Coadjutor Bishop of Wilmington
Succeeded by