Presbyterian Hospital Leadership, 1868-1997

Presbyterian Hospital Leadership, 1868-1997

Incorporated by an act of the New York State legislature, February 28, 1868; opened October 10, 1872; merged with New York Hospital on Dec. 31, 1997 to form NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Presidents

James Lenox, 1868-1880
Robert L. Stuart, 1880-1882
Edwin D. Morgan, 1882-1883
George W. Lane, 1883-1884
John S. Kennedy, 1884-1909
Frederick Sturges, 1910-1916
William Sloane, 1916-1922
Dean Sage, 1922-1943
Charles P. Cooper, 1943-1957
Frederick A. O. Schwarz, 1957-1958
Cleo F. Craig, 1958-1961
Augustus C. Long, 1961-1970
Alvin J. Binkert, President & Chief Administrative Officer, 1970-1975
Richard N. Kerst, 1975-1977
Dr. Felix E. Demartini, President and Chief Executive Officer, 1977-1984
Dr. Thomas Q. Morris, 1985-1990
Michael Bradley, 1990
Harry J. Bolwell, President & Chief Executive Officer, 1991-1992
William T. Speck, President & Chief Executive Officer, 1993-1997

Chairmen of the Board of Trustees

Augustus C. Long, 1970-1974 (also “Chief Executive Officer”)
Frederick M. Eaton, 1974-1976
Thomas H. Choate, 1976-1983
Howard L. Clark, 1983-1989
Seymour Milstein, 1989-1996
Daniel B. Burke, Co-Chairman, 1996-1997
John J. Mack, Co-Chairman, 1996-1997

Executive Vice Presidents

C. Charles Burlingame, 1922-1924
John F. Bush, 1925-1943
John S. Parke, Executive Vice President, 1944-1954
Alvin J. Binkert, Vice President & General Manager, 1954-1956; Executive Vice President, 1957-1970

Vice Presidents

John C. Green, 1868-1875
Robert L. Stuart, 1876-1880
Edwin D. Morgan, 1880-1882
John S. Kennedy, 1882-1884
Heber R. Bishop, 1884-1896
Frederick Sturges, 1896-1910
Robert W. deForest, 1910-1915
William Sloane, 1915-1916
William M. Kingsley, 1916-1924
William E. S. Griswold, Sr., 1924-1956
William Hale Harkness, 1933-1954
Carll Tucker, 1933-1952
John Sloane, 1945-1957
Henry C. Alexander, 1949-1968
Frederick A. O. Schwarz, 1950-1957, 1958-1974
Edward C. Bench, 1953-1958
Cleo Frank Craig, 1955-1958
Lucius D. Clay, 1960-1973
Augustus C. Long, 1959-1961
Roger M. Blough, 1965-1975
Joseph A. Thomas, 1965-1977
Frederick M. Eaton, 1965-1973
Frederick R. Kappel, 1965-1974
Harold H. Helm, 1972-1979
Cyrus R. Vance, 1974-1976
Mrs. Edward H. Gerry, 1974-1992
Robert Winthrop, 1974-1976
George S. Dillon, 1977-1986
Robert H. B. Baldwin, 1983-1990
Jon R. Katzenbach, 1988-1989
William F. Laporte, 1990-1992
John J. Mack, 1993-1996
Gordon B. Pattee, 1993-1996

Superintendents

Jane Stuart Woolsey, Resident Directress, 1872-1876
Henry F. Carpenter, Superintendent, 1876-1879
Rev. Thomas G. Wall, Superintendent, 1879-1892
Dr. C. Irving Fisher, Superintendent, 1892-1914
Dr. Charles H. Young, Superintendent, 1914-1923
John Bush, Superintendent, 1923-1928 [also Executive VP from 1925]
Duff G. Maynard, Superintendent, 1928-1931
John F. McCormack, Superintendent, 1932-1948?
Mary Reid, Superintendent, 1948?-1949?
[position not mentioned after 1949]

Treasurers

Aaron B. Belknap, 1868-1880
Robert Lenox Belknap, 1880-1892
Elbert A. Brinckerhoff, 1892-1898
William V. S. Thorne, 1898-1920
Cornelius R. Agnew, 1920-1950
Edward C. Bench, 1950-1958
Thatcher M. Brown, Jr., 1958-1980
Jon R. Katzenbach, 1980-1990
John F. X. Lovett, 1990-1992?
Robert A. Glazer, 1992-1993?
Harold P. Hogstrom, 1993-1997

Corresponding Secretaries (combined with Recording Secretary in 1914)

Robert M. Hartley, 1868-1876
Otis D. Swan, 1876-1877
Walter Edwards, Jr., 1877-1884
Algernon S. Sullivan, 1884-1888
Elbert B. Monroe, 1888-1890
George E. Dodge, 1890-1898
Alexander Maitland, 1899-1907
William V. S. Thorne, 1908-1911
William Kingsley, 1911-1914

Recording Secretaries (combined with Corresponding Secretary in 1914)

Henry M. Taber, 1868-1884
Walter Edwards, Jr., 1884-1895
Alexander Maitland, 1896-1899
Charles W. McAlpin, 1899-1901
Matthew C. Fleming, 1903-1914

Secretaries

Matthew C. Fleming, 1914-1946
William E. S. Griswold, Jr., 1946-1957
Thatcher M. Brown, Jr., 1957-1958
John A. Gifford, 1958-1973
Cyrus R. Vance, 1973-1976
Myles V. Whalen, Jr., 1976-1988
Lydia E. Kess, 1988-1995?
Marcia C. Morris, 1995-1997