Past Officers and Executive Directors

See also

A Semicentennial History of the American Mathematical Society, 1888-1938, by Raymond Clare Archibald
The first fifty years of the AMS: the founding, Bulletin of the AMS, meetings, officers...

History of the Second Fifty Years, American Mathematical Society, 1939-1988, by Everett Pitcher
The second fifty years of the AMS: officers, executive directors, Mathematical Reviews®, primary journals, membership and dues, international meetings, policy committees, finances...


Presidents
(see also AMS Presidents: A Timeline )
  • J. H. Van Amringe, 1889, 1890
  • J. E. McClintock, 1891-1894
  • G. W. Hill, 1895, 1896
  • Simon Newcomb, 1897, 1898
  • R. S. Woodward, 1899, 1900
  • E. H. Moore, 1901, 1902
  • T. S. Fiske, 1903, 1904
  • W. F. Osgood, 1905, 1906
  • H. S. White, 1907, 1908
  • Maxime Bôcher, 1909, 1910
  • H. B. Fine, 1911, 1912
  • E. B. Van Vleck, 1913, 1914
  • E. W. Brown, 1915, 1916
  • L. E. Dickson, 1917, 1918
  • Frank Morley, 1919, 1920
  • G. A. Bliss, 1921, 1922
  • Oswald Veblen, 1923, 1924
  • G. D. Birkhoff, 1925, 1926
  • Virgil Snyder, 1927, 1928
  • E. R. Hedrick, 1929, 1930
  • L. P. Eisenhart, 1931, 1932
  • A. B. Coble, 1933, 1934
  • Solomon Lefschetz, 1935, 1936
  • R. L. Moore, 1937, 1938
  • G. C. Evans, 1939, 1940
  • Marston Morse, 1941, 1942
  • M. H. Stone, 1943, 1944
  • T. H. Hildebrandt, 1945, 1946
  • Einar Hille, 1947, 1948
  • J. L. Walsh, 1949, 1950
  • John von Neumann, 1951, 1952
  • G. T. Whyburn, 1953, 1954
  • R. L. Wilder, 1955, 1956
  • Richard Brauer, 1957, 1958
  • E. J. McShane, 1959, 1960
  • Deane Montgomery, 1961, 1962
  • J. L. Doob, 1963, 1964
  • A. A. Albert, 1965, 1966
  • C. B. Morrey, Jr., 1967, 1968
  • Oscar Zariski, 1969, 1970
  • Nathan Jacobson, 1971, 1972
  • Saunders Mac Lane, 1973, 1974
  • Lipman Bers, 1975, 1976
  • R. H. Bing, 1977, 1978
  • Peter D. Lax, 1979, 1980
  • Andrew M. Gleason, 1981, 1982
  • Julia B. Robinson, 1983, 1984
  • Irving Kaplansky, 1985, 1986
  • George Daniel Mostow, 1987, 1988
  • William Browder, 1989, 1990
  • Michael Artin, 1991, 1992
  • Ronald L. Graham, 1993, 1994
  • Cathleen Synge Morawetz, 1995, 1996
  • Arthur M. Jaffe, 1997, 1998
  • Felix E. Browder, 1999, 2000
  • Hyman Bass, 2001, 2002
  • David Eisenbud, 2003, 2004
  • James G. Arthur, 2005, 2006
  • James G. Glimm, 2007, 2008
  • George E. Andrews, 2009, 2010
  • Eric M. Friedlander, 2011, 2012
  • David A. Vogan, Jr.,  2013, 2014
  • Robert L. Bryant, 2015, 2016
  • Kenneth A. Ribet, 2017, 2018
  • Jill C. Pipher, 2019, 2020
  • Ruth Charney, 2021, 2022
Secretaries
  • T. S. Fiske, 1888-1895
  • F. N. Cole, 1896-1920
  • R. G. D. Richardson, 1921-1940
  • J. R. Kline, 1941-1950
  • E. G. Begle, 1951-1956
  • J. W. Green, 1957-1966
  • Everett Pitcher, 1967-1988
  • Robert M. Fossum, 1989-1998
  • Robert J. Daverman, 1999-2012
  • Carla D. Savage, 2013-2020
  • Boris Hasselblatt, 2021-
Treasurers
  • T. S. Fiske, 1890, 1891
  • Harold Jacoby, 1892-1894
  • R. S. Woodward, 1895, 1896
  • Harold Jacoby, 1897-1899
  • W. S. Dennett, 1900-1907
  • J. H. Tanner, 1908-1920
  • W. B. Fite, 1921-1929
  • G. W. Mullins, 1930-1936
  • P. A. Smith, 1937
  • B. P. Gill, 1938-1948
  • A. E. Meder, Jr., 1949-1964
  • W. T. Martin, 1965-1973
  • Franklin P. Peterson, 1974-1998
  • John M. Franks, 1999-2010
  • Jane M. Hawkins, 2011-2020
  • Douglas L. Ulmer, 2021-
Executive Directors
  • Holbrook M. MacNeille, 1949-1954
  • John H. Curtiss, 1954-1959
  • Gordon L. Walker, 1959-1977
  • William J. LeVeque, 1977-1988
  • William H. Jaco, 1988-1995
  • John H. Ewing, 1995-2009
  • Donald E. McClure, 2009-2016
  • Catherine A. Roberts, 2016-