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Presidents of the American College of Surgeons

Years Served

President

1913–1916

John M.T. Finney
Baltimore, MD

1916–1917

George Crile
Cleveland, OH

1917–1920

William J. Mayo*
Rochester, MN

1920–1921

George E. Armstrong
Montreal, QC

1921–1922

John B. Deaver+
Philadelphia, PA

1922–1923

Harvey Cushing
Boston, MA

1923–1924

Albert J. Ochsner
Chicago, IL

1924–1925

Charles H. Mayo
Rochester, MN

1925–1926

Rudolph Matas+
New Orleans, LA

1926–1927

WW. Chipman
Montreal, QC

1927–1928

George David Stewart+
New York, NY

1928–1929

Franklin H. Martin
Chicago, IL

1929–1930

Merritte W. Ireland
Washington, DC

1930–1931

C. Jeff Miller
New Orleans, LA

1931–1932

Allen B. Kanavel
Chicago, IL

1932–1933

J. Bentley Squier
New York, NY

1933–1934

William D. Haggard
Nashville, TN

1934–1935

Robert B. Greenough
Boston, MA

1935–1936

Donald C. Balfour
Rochester, MN

1936–1937

Eugene H. Pool+
New York, NY

1937–1938

Frederick A. Besley+
Waukegan, IL

1938–1939

Howard C. Naffziger
San Francisco, CA

1939–1940

George P. Muller
Philadelphia, PA

1940–1941

Evarts A. Graham
St. Louis, MO

1941–1946

W. Edward Gallie
Toronto, ON

1946–1947

Irvin Abell
Louisville, KY

1947–1948

Arthur W. Allen
Boston, MA

1948–1949

Dallas B. Phemister
Chicago, IL

1949–1950

Frederick A. Coller
Ann Arbor, MI

1950–1951

Henry W. Cave
New York, NY

1951–1952

Alton Ochsner
New Orleans, LA

1952–1953

Harold L. Foss
Danville, PA

1953–1954

Fred W. Rankin
Lexington, KY

1954

Frank Glenn+ ++
New York, NY

1954–1955

Alfred Blalock
Baltimore, MD

1955–1956

Warren H. Cole+
Asheville, NC

1956–1957

Daniel C. Elkin
Lancaster, PA

1957–1958

William L. Estes, Jr.+
Bethlehem, PA

1958–1959

Newell W. Philpott
Westmount, QC

1959–1960

Owen H. Wangensteen
Minneapolis, MN

1960–1961

I.S. Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA

1961–1962

Robert M. Zollinger
Columbus, OH

1962–1963

Loyal Davis
Chicago, IL

1963–1964

J. Englebert Dunphy
San Francisco, CA

1964–1965

James T. Priestley
Rochester, MN

1965–1966

Howard A. Patterson+
New York, NY

1966–1967

Walter C. MacKenzie
Edmonton, AB

1967–1968

Reed M. Nesbit
El Macero, CA

1968–1969

Preston A. Wade
Concord, NH

1969–1970

Joel W. Baker
Seattle, WA

1970–1971

Howard Mahorner
New Orleans, LA

1971–1972

Jonathan E. Rhoads
Philadelphia, PA

1972–1973

William P. Longmire, Jr.
Los Angeles, CA

1973–1974

Claude E. Welch
Boston, MA

1974–1975

Charles W. McLaughlin, Jr.
Omaha, NE

1975–1976

H. William Scott, Jr.
Nashville, TN

1976–1977

George R. Dunlop
Worcester, MA

1977–1978

Frank E. Stinchfield
New York, NY

1978–1979

William A. Altemeier+
Cincinnati, OH

1979–1980

William H. Muller, Jr.
Charlottesville, VA

1980–1981

James D. Hardy+
Jackson, MS

1981–1982

G. Thomas Shires
Lubbock, TX

1982–1983

John M. Beal
Chapel Hill, NC

1983–1984

Henry T. Bahnson+
Pittsburgh, PA

1984–1985

Charles G. Drake
London, ON

1985–1986

David C. Sabiston, Jr.
Durham, NC

1986–1987

W. Dean Warren
Atlanta, GA

1987–1988

C. Rollins Hanlon
Chicago, IL

1988–1989

Oliver H. Beahrs
Rochester, MN

1989–1990

M.J. Jurkiewicz
Atlanta, GA

1990–1991

Frank C. Spencer
New York, NY

1991–1992

Ralph A. Straffon
Cleveland, OH

1992–1993

W. Gerald Austen
Boston, MA

1993–1994

Lloyd D. MacLean
Montreal, QC

1994–1995

Alexander J. Walt
Detroit, MI

1995–1996

LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr.+
Washington, DC

1996–1997

David G. Murray
Syracuse, NY

1997–1998

Seymour I. Schwartz
Rochester, MN

1998–1999

George F. Sheldon
Chapel Hill, NC

1999–2000

James C. Thompson+
Galveston, TX

2000–2001

Harvey W. Bender, Jr.
Nashville, TN

2001–2002

R. Scott Jones+
Charlottesville, VA

2002–2003

Richard R. Sabo
Bozeman, MT

2003–2004

Claude H. Organ, Jr.+
Oakland, CA

2004–2005

Edward R. Laws
Charlottesville, VA

2005–2006

Kathryn D. Anderson+
San Marino, CA

2006–2007

Edward M. Copeland, III
Gainesville, FL

2007–2008

Gerald B. Healy
Boston, MA

2008–2009

John L. Cameron+
Baltimore, MD

2009–2010

LaMar S. McGinnis, Jr.
Atlanta, GA+

2010–2011

L.D. Britt
Norfolk, VA

2011–2012

Patricia J. Numann
Syracuse, NY

2012–2013

A. Brent Eastman
San Diego, CA

2013–2014

Carlos A. Pellegrini
Seattle, WA

2014–2015

Andrew L. Warshaw
Boston, MA

2015–2016

J. David Richardson
Louisville, KY

2016–2017

Courtney M. Townsend, Jr.
Galveston, TX

2017–2018

Barbara Lee Bass
Houston, TX

2018–2019

Ronald V. Maier
Seattle, WA

* 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