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Fordham University History

Fordham Presidents

Archdiocese of New York

  • 1841-1843 – Fr. John McCloskey
  • 1843-1844 – Fr. John Harley
  • 1844-1846 – Fr. James Roosevelt Bayley

Society of Jesus

  • 1846-1851 – Fr. Augustus J. Thebaud, S.J.
  • 1851-1854 – Fr. John Larkin, S.J.
  • 1854-1859 – Fr. Remigius I. Tellier, S.J.
  • 1859-1863 – Fr. Augustus J. Thebaud, S.J.
  • 1863-1865 – Fr. Edward Doucet, S.J.
  • 1865-1868 – Fr. William Moylan, S.J.
  • 1868-1874 – Fr. Joseph Shea, S.J.
  • 1874-1882 – Fr. F. William Gockeln, S.J.
  • 1882-1885 – Fr. Patrick Dealy, S.J.
  • 1885-1888 – Fr. Thomas J. Campbell, S.J.
  • 1888-1891 – Fr. John Scully, S.J.
  • 1891-1896 – Fr. Thomas Gannon, S.J.
  • 1896-1900 – Fr. Thomas J. Campbell, S.J.
  • 1900-1904 – Fr. John A. Petit, S.J.
  • 1904-1906 – Fr. John J. Collins, S.J.
  • 1906-1911 – Fr. Daniel J. Quinn, S.J.
  • 1911-1915 – Fr. Thomas J. McCluskey, S.J.
  • 1915-1919 – Fr. Joseph A. Mulry, S.J.
  • 1919-1924 – Fr. Edward P. Tivnan, S.J.
  • 1924-1930 – Fr. William J. Duane, S.J.
  • 1930-1936 – Fr. Aloysius J. Hogan, S.J.
  • 1936-1949 – Fr. Robert I. Gannon, S.J.
  • 1949-1963 – Fr. Laurence J. McGinley, S.J.
  • 1963-1965 – Fr. Vincent T. O'Keefe, S.J.
  • 1965-1969 – Fr. Leo P. McLaughlin, S.J.
  • 1969-1972 – Fr. Michael P. Walsh, S.J.
  • 1972-1983 – Fr. James C. Finlay, S.J.
  • 1984-2003 – Fr. Joseph A. O'Hare, S.J.
  • 2003- – Fr. Joseph M. McShane, S.J.

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