John Stewart Bryan
John Stewart Bryan was the nineteenth President of the College of William and Mary from 1934 through 1942. He served as Chancellor in 1942-1944. Bryan was a graduate of the University of Virginia and Harvard; lawyer; member of the William and Mary Board of Visitors; publisher of Richmond Times-Dispatch and Richmond News Leader; president of the American Newspaper Publishers Association. He was awarded an honorary degree by William and Mary in 1942. He was born in 1871 and died in 1944. U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt attended Bryan's inauguration where he spoke and received an honorary degree.
Material in the Special Collections Research Center
- John Stewart Bryan, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library
|Preceded by||College of William and Mary President||Succeeded by|
|Julian A.C. Chandler
July 1, 1919 - May 31, 1934
|John Stewart Bryan
July 1, 1934 - January 1, 1943
|John Edwin Pomfret
Jaunary 1, 1943 - September 13, 1951
|Preceded by||College of William and Mary Chancellor||Succeeded by|
|Hugh Blair Grigsby
|John Stewart Bryan
|Colgate W. Darden, Jr.
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