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Fortier, Matthew Louis


Biographical Note

A Priest, philosophy professor, academic dean, and college administrator, Matthew Louis Fortier was born in Vermont on February 13, 1869. He was ordained as a Jesuit priest on February 2, 1913. He held a number of positions at Boston College, St. Joseph's University, and Fordham University. Fortier died on May 22, 1935.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Matthew L. Fortier, SJ scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

The scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, brochures, programs, and correspondence related to Fortier's service to Boston College. The material documents his work as Dean of the Post Graduate School, the school's efforts to fund an endowed chair in the Philosophy Department, and Fortier's lectures on St. Joan of Arc.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1913 - 1917