The English-Speaking Union of the United States: Education. Scholarship. Understanding.

About Us

Past Chairs and Presidents

Past Chairs

Past Presidents

1920 – 1936         George W. Wickersham

1936 – 1947         Henry J. Fisher

1947 – 1949         Edward R. Stentinius, Jr.           

1951 – 1959         Lewis W. Douglas

1959 – 1961         Aurthur H. Dean

1961 – 1963         John Hay Whitney

1963 – 1966         Dwight D. Eisenhower

1966 – 1968         Alfred M. Gruenther

1970 – 1974         George C. McGhee

1974 – 1978         Barry Bingham, Sr.

1978 – 1980         Anne L. Armstrong

1981 – 1984         Kingman Brewster

1984 – 1987         S. Dillon Ripley

1987 – 1991         Paul H. Robinson, Jr.

1991 – 1996         J. Sinclair Armstrong

1996 – 2009          William R. Miller OBE

2009 – 2013          Hon. Patricia S. Schroeder 

1921                    William Howard Taft

1921 – 1924         John W. Davis

1925 – 1938         John W. Davis

1938 – 1946         James Rowland Angell

1946 – 1947         Lewis W. Douglas

1947 – 1957         William V. Griffin

1957 -1959           Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.

1959 – 1961         J. W. F. Treadwell (acting)

1961 – 1966         Charles E. Saltzman

1966 – 1972         Archbold van Beuren

1972 – 1983         John I. B. McCulloch

1984 – 1991         J. Sinclair Armstrong

1991 – 1993         Michael von Clemm

1993 – 1997         Marie Dora Thornburg OBE

1999 – 2003         Marie Dora Thornburg OBE

2003 – 2014          Alice Boyne

 
 
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