Rectors

A complete list of all those serving as Rector at Chapel of the Cross.

 

William Mercer Green, 1842-1847
Aaron F. Olmstead, 1848-1849
Thomas F. Davis (Deacon), 1849-1851
Fordyce Mitchell Hubbard, 1851-1853
John Thomas Wheat, 1853-1855
Henry T. Lee, 1856-1858
John Thomas Wheat, 1858-1859
Francis William Hillard, 1861-1865
Fordyce Mitchell Hubbard, 1856-1868
[No rectors served Chapel of the Cross from 1868 to 1878, while the University was closed for reconstruction.]
Joseph Blount Cheshire, 1878-1881
Edmund Noah Joyner, 1881-1883
John Huske, 1883-1884
Malcolm Douglas, 1885
William Meade Clark, 1886-1887
Augustine Prentiss, 1889-1890
Edward Manning Gushee, 1890-1891
Frederick Towers, 1891-1894
Louis Hector Shubert, 1895-1896
Thomas Edward Winecoff, 1896-1898
William Hopkins Meade, 1898-1908
Richard Wallace Hogue, 1908-1911
Homer Worthington Starr, 1911-1916
Richard Maynard Marshall, 1917-1920
Alfred Stratton Lawrence, 1921-1944
David Watt Yates, 1945-1959
Thomas Robinson Thrasher, 1960-1970
Peter James Lee, 1971-1984
Stephen John Elkins-Williams, 1985-2015

Elizabeth Marie-Melchionna, 2016-Present