Charles Franklin Thwing (Teacher) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Charles Franklin Thwing

Rev. Charles Franklin Thwing was an American clergyman and educator.

Born: Nov 9, 1853, New Sharon, Maine, U.S.
Died: Aug 29, 1937, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Resting place: Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Alma mater: Harvard University, Andover Theological Seminary
Preceded by: Hiram C. Haydn
Succeeded by: James D. Williamson

About Charles Franklin Thwing

American teacher and clergyman who was president of Adelbert College and Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Before Fame

He attended and graduated from Harvard University in 1876.


He was a member of the National Negro Committee in 1909 and supported the NAACP from 1909 until 1929.

Family Life

He grew up in New Sharon, Maine with his family.


He signed a petition to US President William McKinley to mediate the conflict between Great Britain and the Transvaal and the Orange Free State in 1899.

Information related to Charles Franklin Thwing

  • Burials at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland
  • Phillips Academy alumni

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