|Assignment Record– Rev. Leo E. Pollard, S.J.
Summary of Case: A priest of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) ordained in 1947, Pollard spent most of his career as a teacher and coach at Boston College High School. He was also assigned for two years in the late 1940s at Fairfield Prep. in CT, and Weston College in MA. He died in 1999. Pollard's name was included in a list of accused priests posted by the Law Offices of Mitchell Garabedian on January 19, 2011.
Died: January 24, 1999
|1941||1944||Boston College High School||Boston||MA||German teacher, hockey coach||Pollard was a seminarian during this time.|
Boston archbishop was Richard James Cushing (1944-1970).
Harford bishop was Henry Joseph O'Brien (1945-1968).
|1950||Fairfield Preparatory High School||Fairfield||CT||Fairfield Prep. had 893-910 boys.|
|1950||1951||St. Robert's Hall||Pomfret Center||CT||This was the Tertianship of the New England Province of the Society of Jesus.|
|1967||Boston College High School||Boston||MA||B.C. High had 1444-1304 boys.|
|1967||1969||Eastern Point Retreat House, Gonzaga Hall||Gloucester||MA||5/6||This was a retreat house for high school and college age youth. The 1970 Directory indexes Pollard as at this retreat house, but does not list him as there in the Boston archdiocesan pages. His obituary places him here until 1969.|
Humberto Sousa Medeiros succeeded Cushing (1970-1983), followed by Bernard Francis Law (1984-2002).
|1997||Boston College High School||Boston||MA||Teacher; hockey coach. Pollard was moderator of the Fathers' Club until 1991, and was a private English and Latin tutor until 1997.||B.C. High had 1259-1028 boys. The 1971 Directoy indexes Pollard as at B.C. High, but does not list him as there in the Boston archdiocesan pages.|
|1997||1998||Pollard is not indexed in the 1999 Directory and is not listed as at B.C. High. His obituary states that he moved to Campion Health Center in 1997 due to failing health.|
|1998||1999||Campion Health Center, Inc.||Weston||MA||Pollard died January 24, 1999.|
Sources: Official Catholic Directory (New York: P.J. Kenedy and Sons, 1948-2000)
• Rev. Leo Pollard, BC High Teacher, Patriot Ledger, January 26, 1999