Presidents of St. John’s College and Fordham University
Diocese of New York
1841-1843 Rev. John McCloskey*
1843 Rev. Ambrose Manahan
1843-1845 Rev. John Harley
1845-1846 Rev. James Roosevelt Bayley**
Society of Jesus
1846-1851 Rev. Augustus J. Thébaud, S.J.
1851-1854 Rev. John Larkin, S.J.
1854-1859 Rev. Remigius Tellier, S.J.
1859-1863 Rev. Augustus J. Thébaud, S.J.
1863-1865 Rev. Edward Doucet, S.J.
1865-1868 Rev. William Moylan, S.J.
1868-1874 Rev. Joseph Shea, S.J.
1874-1882 Rev. William Gockeln, S.J.
1882-1885 Rev. Patrick Dealy, S.J.
1885-1888 Rev. Thomas J. Campbell, S.J.
1888-1891 Rev. John Scully, S.J.
1891-1896 Rev. Thomas Gannon, S.J.
1896-1900 Rev. Thomas J. Campbell, S.J.
1900-1904 Rev. John A. Petit, S.J.
1904-1906 Rev. John J. Collins, S.J.***
1906-1911 Rev. Daniel J. Quinn, S.J.
1911-1915 Rev. Thomas J. McCloskey, S.J.
1915-1919 Rev. Joseph A. Mulry, S.J.
1919-1924 Rev, Edward P. Tivnan, S.J.
1924-1930 Rev. William A, Duane, S.J.
1930-1936 Rev. Aloysius J. Hogan, S.J.
1936-1949 Rev. Robert I. Gannon, S.J.
1949-1963 Rev. Laurence J. McGinley, S.J.
1963-1965 Rev. Vincent T. O’Keefe, S.J.
1965-1969 Rev. Leo P. McLaughlin, S.J.
1969-1972 Rev. Michael P. Walsh, S.J.
1972-1983 Rev. James C. Finlay, S.J.
1984-2003 Rev. Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J.
2003- Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J.
*Bishop of Albany 1847-1864; Archbishop of New York 1864-1885; First American Cardinal
**Bishop of Newark 1853-1872; Archbishop of Baltimore 1872-1877.
***Vicar Apostolic of Jamaica, British West Indies, 1907-1920
list compiled by Msgr Thomas Shelley