Author

Creation Date

1955

Keywords

Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio); St. Xavier College; Photographs; College presidents; Jesuits

Description

Portrait of James F. Maguire, SJ, who served as president of Xavier University from 1949-1955. Photograph dated approximately 1955.

Biographical Information

Twenty-eighth president Rev. James F. Maguire was born March 8, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois. He obtained his undergraduate and graduate degrees from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1922 in Florissant, Missouri and was ordained in 1935. Before his term at Xavier University he served as president of West Baden Seminary, Indiana. After his term at Xavier he served as president of Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois. In 1970 he became chancellor of Loyola University. He retired in 1998 and died January 10, 2000 in Chicago, Illinois. (Sources: To See Great Wonders, 2006; Cincinnati Enquirer, January 13, 2000)

Type

Still Image

Format

image/.jpg

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Item Identifier

maguire_james.jpg

Collection

Xavier University Presidents Photographs

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Xavier University Library, Cincinnati, Ohio

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Keywords

Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio); St. Xavier College; Photographs; College presidents; Jesuits

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