Author

Creation Date

1897

Keywords

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

Description

Portrait of Alexander J. Burrowes, SJ, who served as president of Xavier University from 1893-1897. Photograph dated approximately 1897.

Biographical Information

Eighteenth Jesuit president Rev. Alexander J. Burrowes was born October 14, 1853 in St. Louis, Missouri. He studied at Christian Brothers College, St. Louis, Missouri; Niagara University, Niagara Falls, New York; and Woodstock College, Woodstock, Maryland. He entered the society of Jesus August 10, 1872 at Florissant, Missouri and was ordained in 1886. He was also president of Marquette College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; St. Ignatius College, Chicago, Illinois; and St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri. He was provincial of the Missouri Province from 1912-1919. He died January 19, 1927 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Sources: Catholic Encyclopedia and Its Makers, 1917; Jesuits of the Middle United States, 1938)

Type

Still Image

Format

image/.jpg

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Item Identifier

burrowes_alexander.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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