Robert Molyneux

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Father Robert Molyneux, S.J. (died 1808) was the second and fifth Presidents of Georgetown University.

Molyneux was born in England.[1] So far as is known, he was one of the first to edit a catechism in America. He was a priest among the Catholics in Maryland and Pennsylvania.[2]

Molyneux, became the first superior of the restored the Society of Jesus in Maryland, and held the presidency of Georgetown University for a second term until his death, in 1808.[3]

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Robert Plunkett, S.J.
#1
President of Georgetown University
1793-1796
#2
Succeeded by
Louis William Valentine Dubourg, S.S.
#3
Preceded by
Leonard Neale, S.J.
#4
President of Georgetown University
1806-1808
#5
Succeeded by
Francis Neale, S.J.
#6