John Bracken (priest)

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John Bracken
9th President of the
College of William & Mary
In office
Preceded by James Madison
Succeeded by John Augustine Smith
Personal details
Alma mater College of William & Mary

John Bracken was an American priest of the Episcopal Church who was the rector of Bruton Parish Church and the ninth president of the College of William and Mary, serving from 1812 to 1814.[1] In 1792, Bracken helped to reestablish the Grammar School at the College of William and Mary.[2]


  1. ^ "19th Century Presidents". College of William and Mary. Retrieved 25 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Early Courses and Professors at William and Mary College". The William and Mary Quarterly. 14 (2): 71–83. October 1905. JSTOR 1916340. 

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