Author

Creation Date

1911

Keywords

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

Description

Portrait of Joseph Grimmelsman, SJ, who served as president of Xavier University from 1908-1911. Photograph dated approximately 1911.

Biographical Information

Twenty-first Jesuit president Rev. Joseph Grimmelsman was born March 17, 1853 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He studied at Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio (then known as St. Xavier College) and St. Mary’s College, Lebanon, Kentucky. He entered the Society of Jesus August 9, 1871 in Florissant, Missouri. He also studied at Woodstock College, Woodstock, Maryland and in Louvain, Belgium. He served as president of Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri. He served as provincial of the Missouri Province from 1899-1905. He died December 20, 1918 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Source: Jesuits of the Middle United States, 1938)

Type

Still Image

Format

image/.jpg

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Item Identifier

grimmelsman_joseph.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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