Usage examples for predecessor

  1. These are the thoughts of his predecessor. – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  2. I therefore command you to help and assist the said bishop or his authorised representatives with any tithes you may have collected or that remain in the said bishopric of Chiapa belonging to the church, from the day the said predecessor died until the day when he will enter and enjoy the five hundred thousand maravedis which we order to be given him. – Bartholomew de Las Casas; his life, apostolate, and writings by Francis Augustus MacNutt
  3. An increase of both the corps of engineers, military and topographical, was recommended by my predecessor at the last session of Congress. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various