Ordinaries

There have been fifteen ordinaries in the history of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Below is a comprehensive list along with supplemental information about each person. To read more about each one, click on the ordinary’s name.

Name Became Head of Baltimore See Conclusion
John Carroll Nov. 6, 1789 Dec. 3, 1815
Leonard Neale Dec. 3, 1815 Jun. 18, 1817
Ambrose Maréchal Jul. 4, 1817 Jan. 29, 1828
James Whitfield Jan. 29, 1828 Oct. 19, 1834
Samuel Eccleston Oct. 19, 1834