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

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

Ordained: 1935

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

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.