Past Grand Knights of Council #279

Their leadership and foresight piloted us through our First Hundred years, may God bless us with future men to lead and direct this Council through our next hundred years. We are grateful to them all, living and dead for their dedication to this Council and to Columbianism. VIVAT JESUS!

1897 - 1899    Michael D McMahon
1899 - 1902    Patrick F. Roddy
1902 - 1905    Thomas Magner
1905 - 1906    Thomas Conlon
1906 - 1911    P.E. McAuliffe
1911 - 1912    M.G Leary
1912 - 1914    George Stackpole
1914 - 1916    Edward B. Corley
1916 - 1918    T.B. Wright
1918 - 1920    Elzear O. Mitiguy
1920 - 1923    Daniel J. Casey
1923 - 1924    William L. Hammond
1924 - 1926    Peter P. Lawler
1926 - 1929    Bart M. O'Brien
1929 - 1931    James J. Carrney
1931 - 1932    Daniel J. Casey
1932 - 1934    J. Leo Casey
1934 - 1936    Harold J. Toohey
1936 - 1938    Lionel J. Leary
1938 - 1940    A.R. Stannard
1940 - 1943    Frank J. Stewart
1943 - 1945    William L. Hammond
1945 - 1947    J. Edward Moran
1947 - 1949    Robert W. Larrow
1949 - 1951    James F. O'Hare
1951 - 1953    W. L. VanSleet Jr.
1953 - 1954    Joseph C. McNiel
1954 - 1956    Charles L. Delaney
1956 - 1957    Frank L. Wagner
1957 - 1958    Philip Poulin
1958 - 1959    Joseph J. Quinn
1959 - 1960    Harold Riley

1960 - 1961    Edward J. Costello
1961 - 1962    George L. Kaigle
1962 - 1962    Joseph Allard
1962 - 1964    William J. Keogh
1964 - 1965    John A. Duprat
1965 - 1965    Robert McKenzie
1965 - 1967    John DeMag
1967 - 1968    Paul W. Mitchell
1968 - 1969    Paul Meacham Sr.
1969 - 1970    James J. Roach
1970 - 1971    Edmond N. Benoit
1971 - 1972    George W. Tierney
1972 - 1973    James F. O'Hare
1973 - 1974    Gerald Shortsleeves
1974 - 1975    George Boucher
1975 - 1977    Thomas E. Lozen
1977 - 1979    John G. Barry, Jr.
1979 - 1981    Kenneth Lovejoy
1981 - 1983    Lawrence A. Fortier
1983 - 1986    Harry R. Gadhue
1986 - 1989    Gerald L. Bean
1989 - 1990    Conrad Flynn
1990 - 1993    John G. Barry, Jr.
1993 - 1995    Paul W. Meacham, Sr.
1995 - 1998    Jesse L. Mattison
1998 - 2000    Chris Bissonette
2000 - 2002    Bill LaCroix (1st term)
2002 - 2004    Jesse L. Mattison
2004 - 2012    Steve Sweeney
2012 - 2014    Jim Michael
2014 - 20**    Bill LaCroix (2nd term)