John Bracken (priest)

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John Bracken
9th President of the
College of William & Mary
In office
Preceded byJames Madison
Succeeded byJohn Augustine Smith
Personal details
Alma materCollege 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. Archived from the original on May 28, 2010. Retrieved January 25, 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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