Past Presidents of Gustavus

"Whatever we do, let us do it well. Let the quality of our work be good." Eric Norelius, May 9, 1887

1. The Rev. Eric Noreilus (founder)............................................1862-1863

2. The Rev. Andrew Jackson (principal).....................................1863-1873

3. John J. Frodeen (principal)...................................................1873-1874

The Rev. Andrew Jackson (acting principal)..................................1874-1876

4. The Rev. Jonas P. Nyquist....................................................1876-1881

The Rev. Matthias Wahlstrom (acting president).................................1881-1882

5. The Rev. Matthias Wahlstrom (president)...............................1882-1904

6. The Rev. Dr. Peter A. Mattson 1892........................................1904-1911

The Rev. Dr. Jacob P. Uhler (acting president).......................................1911-1913, 1927

7. The Rev. Oscar J. Johnson.....................................................1913-1942

8. The Rev. Dr. Walter Lunden'22..............................................1942-1943

The Rev. Dr. O.A. Winfield (acting president)...........................................1943-1944

9. The Rev. Dr. Edgar M. Carlson'30...........................................1944-1968

Dr. Albert Swanson (acting president).......................................................1968-1969

10. Frank Barth..........................................................................1969-1975

The Rev. Abner W. Arthur'31 (acting president).......................................Summer 1975

11. Dr. Edward A. Lindell...........................................................1975-1980

The Rev. Abner W. Arthur (acting president)............................................1980-1981

12. The Rev. Dr. John S. Kendall'49...........................................1981-1991

13. Dr. Axel Steuer.....................................................................1991-2002

14. The Rev. Dennis J. Johnson'60.............................................2002-2003

15. Dr. James L. Peterson'64.....................................................2003-2008

16. Jack R. Ohle.........................................................................2008-

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