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Presidents of the American College of Surgeons

Years Served

President

1913–1916

John M.T. Finney, Baltimore

1916–1917

George Crile, Cleveland

1917–1920

William J. Mayo, Rochester*

1920–1921

George E. Armstrong, Montreal

1921–1922

John B. Deaver, Philadelphia+

1922–1923

Harvey Cushing, Boston

1923–1924

Albert J. Ochsner, Chicago

1924–1925

Charles H. Mayo, Rochester

1925–1926

Rudolph Matas, New Orleans+

1926–1927

WW. Chipman, Montreal

1927–1928

George David Stewart, New York+

1928–1929

Franklin H. Martin, Chicago

1929–1930

Merritte W. Ireland, Washington

1930–1931

C. Jeff Miller, New Orleans

1931–1932

Allen B. Kanavel, Chicago

1932–1933

J. Bentley Squier, New York

1933–1934

William D. Haggard, Nashville

1934–1935

Robert B. Greenough, Boston

1935–1936

Donald C. Balfour, Rochester

1936–1937

Eugene H. Pool, New York+

1937–1938

Frederick A. Besley, Waukegan+

1938–1939

Howard C. Naffziger, San Francisco

1939–1940

George P. Muller, Philadelphia

1940–1941

Evarts A. Graham, St. Louis

1941–1946

W. Edward Gallie, Toronto

1946–1947

Irvin Abell, Louisville

1947–1948

Arthur W. Allen, Boston

1948–1949

Dallas B. Phemister, Chicago

1949–1950

Frederick A. Coller, Ann Arbor

1950–1951

Henry W. Cave, New York

1951–1952

Alton Ochsner, New Orleans

1952–1953

Harold L. Foss, Danville

1953–1954

Fred W. Rankin, Lexington

1954

Frank Glenn, New York+ ++

1954–1955

Alfred Blalock, Baltimore

1955–1956

Warren H. Cole, Asheville+

1956–1957

Daniel C. Elkin, Lancaster

1957–1958

William L. Estes, Jr., Bethlehem+

1958–1959

Newell W. Philpott, Westmount

1959–1960

Owen H. Wangensteen, Minneapolis

1960–1961

I.S. Ravdin, Philadelphia

1961–1962

Robert M. Zollinger, Columbus

1962–1963

Loyal Davis, Chicago

1963–1964

J. Englebert Dunphy, San Francisco

1964–1965

James T. Priestley, Rochester

1965–1966

Howard A. Patterson, New York+

1966–1967

Walter C. MacKenzie, Edmonton

1967–1968

Reed M. Nesbit, El Macero

1968–1969

Preston A. Wade, Concord

1969–1970

Joel W. Baker, Seattle

1970–1971

Howard Mahorner, New Orleans

1971–1972

Jonathan E. Rhoads, Philadelphia

1972–1973

William P. Longmire, Jr., Los Angeles

1973–1974

Claude E. Welch, Boston

1974–1975

Charles W. McLaughlin, Jr., Omaha

1975–1976

H. William Scott, Jr., Nashville

1976–1977

George R. Dunlop, Worcester

1977–1978

Frank E. Stinchfield, New York

1978–1979

William A. Altemeier, Cincinnati+

1979–1980

William H. Muller, Jr., Charlottesville

1980–1981

James D. Hardy, Jackson+

1981–1982

G. Thomas Shires, Lubbock

1982–1983

John M. Beal, Chapel Hill

1983–1984

Henry T. Bahnson, Pittsburgh+

1984–1985

Charles G. Drake, London, Ontario

1985–1986

David C. Sabiston, Jr., Durham

1986–1987

W. Dean Warren, Atlanta

1987–1988

C. Rollins Hanlon, Chicago

1988–1989

Oliver H. Beahrs, Rochester

1989–1990

M.J. Jurkiewicz, Atlanta

1990–1991

Frank C. Spencer, New York

1991–1992

Ralph A. Straffon, Cleveland

1992–1993

W. Gerald Austen, Boston

1993–1994

Lloyd D. MacLean, Montreal

1994–1995

Alexander J. Walt, Detroit

1995–1996

LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., Washington+

1996–1997

David G. Murray, Syracuse

1997–1998

Seymour I. Schwartz, Rochester

1998–1999

George F. Sheldon, Chapel Hill

1999–2000

James C. Thompson, Galveston+

2000–2001

Harvey W. Bender, Jr., Nashville

2001–2002

R. Scott Jones, Charlottesville+

2002–2003

Richard R. Sabo, Bozeman

2003–2004

Claude H. Organ, Jr., Oakland+

2004–2005

Edward R. Laws, Charlottesville

2005–2006

Kathryn D. Anderson, San Marino+

2006–2007

Edward M. Copeland III, Gainesville

2007–2008

Gerald B. Healy, Boston

2008–2009

John L. Cameron, Baltimore+

2009–2010

LaMar S. McGinnis, Jr., Atlanta+

2010–2011

L.D. Britt, Norfolk

2011–2012

Patricia J. Numann, Syracuse

2012–2013

A. Brent Eastman, San Diego

2013–2014

Carlos A. Pellegrini, Seattle

2014–2015

Andrew L. Warshaw, Boston

2015–2016

J. David Richardson, Louisville

2016–2017

Courtney M. Townsend, Jr., Galveston

2017–2018

Barbara Lee Bass, Houston

* No Clinical Congress or elections in 1917-1919 due to World War I.
+ Only served as Regent during Presidency.
++ Succeeded to presidency on death of Dr. Rankin, May 22, 1954