Fr. Burton (B. J.) J. Fraser, S.J.: Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Fr. Burton (B. J.) J. Fraser, S.J.


Ordained, 1935

Notes: Fr. Burton Fraser was ordained a priest of the Society of Jesus. He was originally a member of the Missouri Province of Jesuits and later became a member of the Wisconsin Province when it was created in 1955. Fr. Fraser was publicly named by The Jesuits’ U.S. Central and Southern Province in its 2018 “List of Jesuits with Credible Accusations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor.” Fr. Fraser is alleged to have sexually abused a minor in the 1950s, while still a member of the Missouri Province.

Assignments within the Archdiocese/Diocese(s) in Colorado: Denver, Pueblo


1936 Marquette University High School, Milwaukee, WI (MIL)

1937-1939 St. Francis’ Mission, Rosebud Reservation, SD (RC)

1940 Sacred Heart, Denver, CO (DEN)

1941 Marquette University High School, Milwaukee, WI (MIL)

1942-1946 Chaplain, U.S. Army, (MoProv)

1947 St. Francis Mission, St. Francis, SD (RC)

1948 Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI (MIL)

1949 Creighton University, Omaha, NE (OM)

1949-1951 Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, MO (KC)

1952 Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel, Pueblo, CO (PBL)

1953 Creighton University, Omaha, NE (OM)

1954-1960 Chaplain, U.S. Army (MoProv)

1961-1962 Creighton University, Omaha, NE (OM)

1963-1967 Chaplain, U.S. Army (WisProv)

1968-1970 Province of the Society of Jesus, Milwaukee, WI (MIL)

1970-1971 Regis College, Denver, CO (DEN)

1971 Died