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Prior to 1910 the President
1910 Prof. Edward I. Bosworth
1911-1925 the President
1926 Rev. Dr. Thomas Wesley Graham
1927 the President
1928 Dr. D. F. Bradley '82
1929 Dr. J. B. Hayden '09
1930 Dr. Harold C. Phillips
1931 Dr. Francis J. McConnell
1932 Dwight J. Bradley '12
1933 President W. J. Hutchins
1934 Dr. Carl S. Patton '88
1935 Dr. J. T. Stocking
1936 Douglas Horton
1937 Raymond Calkins
1938 John Edgar Park
1939 Albert W. Palmer
1940 Albert Buckner Coe
1941 Walter William Van Kirk
1942 Norman Vincent Peale
1943 Douglas Horton
1944 Boynton Merrill
1945 Frank Halliday Ferris
1946 Charles Whitney Gilkey
1947 Rev. Chester B. Emerson
1948 Rev. Thomas W. Graham
1949 Dr. Harold Cooke Philips
1950 Dr. Clarence Tucker Craig
1951 Dr. Roland Herbert Bainton
1952 Dr. Leonard Albert Stidley
1953 Dr. Karl Heath Kopf
1954 Dr. Douglas Erin Steere
1955 Dr. Albert Jacob Penner
1956 Dr. Harry Hitt Crane
1957 Dr. Theodore Otto Wedel
1958 Dr. Jesse Edward Thomas
1959 Dr. Joseph Ferguson King
1960 Dr. Walter Marshall Horton
1961 Dr. Victor Obenhaus
1962 Rev. Stephen Trowbridge Crary
1963 Rev. Herbert Ensign Van Meter
1964 Rev. Lawrence Lazelle Durgin
1965 R. H. Edwin Espy
1966 Rev. Robbins Strong
1967 Rev. Paul William Wedgewood Green
1968 Rev. B. Whitman Dennison
1969 Rev. Paul R. Dettman
1970 Donald K. Swearer
1971 David Mechem Byers
1972 Edward LeRoy Long, Jr.
1973 David Mechem Byers
1974 George Simons
1975 Rev. Peter Beebe
1976 Rev. Dr. Eleanor Jeannetta Woodcock
1977 Clyde A. Holbrook
1978 Dean Carl H. Marbury
1979 Rev. Dr. Howard Schomer
1980 Robert Rankin
1981 Rev. O. Eugene Pickett
1982 Rev. James M. Lawson, Jr.
1984 Rev. John A. Kruse
1985 Rev. Dr. George A. Parsons
1986 Rev. Richard A. Thompson
1987 Rev. Dr. Harvey G. Cox
1988 Rev. Albert Ladue Jeandheur
1989 Rev. Dr. Major J. Jones
1990 Rev. Lloyd E. Gressle
1991 Rev. Dr. John Dixon Elder '53
1992 Alda Marsh Morgan
1993 Rev. Dr. Fred L. Steen
1994 Rev. Susan E. McGarry
1995 Rabbi Daniel Dorfman
1996 Rev. Dr. William F. Schulz '71
1997 Jane Redmont '72
1998 Rev. Dr. John Dixon Elder '53
1999 Johnnetta Betsch Cole '57
2000 Rev. Jim Wallis
2001 Bishop Anthony Pilla
2002 Charles M. Sennott
2003 Rabbi Zalman M. Schachter-Shalomi
2004 Imam Dr. Ahmad Sakr
2005 Sharon Daloz Parks
2006 Dr. Joseph E. Lowery
2007 Dr. David W. Orr
2008 Gilbert C. Meilaender, Jr.
2009 Rev. Prof. Peter J. Gomes
2010 Rabbi David Saperstein
2011 James Carroll
2012 Daisy Khan
 
 
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