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Charles H. Cloud

Clergyman , President

Charles H. Cloud, American clergyman, university president.


Cloud, Charles H. was born on February 20, 1879 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Son of Francis H. Cloud and Julia C. (Schierburg) Cloud.


Educated St. Xavier College, Cincinnati, O. Bachelor of Arts, St. Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1903, A.M., 1904. Creighton U., Omaha, Nebraska.

Doctor of Philosophy., Gregorian U., Rome, Italy, 1913. Entered Society of Jesus at Florissant, Missouri, 1897. Ordained priest R.C. Church, 1912.


Assistant professor physics and mathematics, St. Louis University, 1904-1909, professor of ethics, 1915-1918, regent schools of dentistry and medicine, St. Louis University, 1918-1924, president same university, 1924-1930. Provincial Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus, 1930-1936. Dean School of Philosophy, West Baden College, West Baden Springs, Indiana, 1938-1939.

President University of Detroit, 1939-1944. Became president, Milford Novitiate of the Society of Jesus, Chicago Province, September 1944.


Francis H. Cloud Cloud

Julia C. (Schierburg) Cloud