Author

Creation Date

1940

Keywords

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

Description

Portrait of Dennis F. Burns, SJ, who served as president of Xavier University from 1935-1940. Photograph dated approximately 1940.

Biographical Information

Twenty-sixth Jesuit president Rev. Dennis F. Burns was born August 31, 1889 in Chicago, Illinois. His early studies were at St. Ignatius College, Chicago, Illinois. He entered the Society of Jesus in July 26, 1908 and was ordained in June 24, 1922. He received BA and MA degrees from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri and Ph. D. from Gregorian University, Rome, Italy in 1931. Before coming to Xavier University he was regent and professor of jurisprudence at Loyola University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois. After leaving Xavier he was professor of philosophy at John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio. He died September 9, 1957. (Sources: Xaverian News, March 14, 1935; To See Great Wonders, 2006)

Type

Still Image

Format

image/.jpg

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Item Identifier

burns_dennis.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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