Author

Creation Date

1881

Keywords

Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio); St. Xavier College; Photographs; College presidents; Jesuits; Meyer, R. J. (Rudolph J.), 1841-1912

Description

Portrait of Rudolph J. Meyer, SJ, who served as president of Xavier University from 1879-1881. Photograph dated approximately 1881.

Biographical Information

Thirteenth Jesuit president Rev. Rudolph J. Meyer was born November 8, 1841 in St. Louis, Missouri. He studied at St. Louis University from 1852-1858. He later studied at Georgetown University, Washington, DC and Woodstock College, Woodstock, Maryland. He entered the Society of Jesus July 12, 1858 at Florissant, Missouri and was ordained July 2, 1873. He was also president of St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri and Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He died December 1, 1912 while serving as provincial of the Missouri Province. (Source: Jesuits of the Middle United States, 1938)

Type

Still Image

Format

image/.jpg

Physical Description

1 photographic print

Item Identifier

meyer_rudolph.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; Meyer, R. J. (Rudolph J.), 1841-1912

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