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Benjamin Franklin Trueblood

Benjamin Franklin Trueblood, American publicist.

Background

  • Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin was born on November 25, 1847 in Salem, Indiana, United States. Son of Joshua A. and Esther (Parker) Trueblood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Earlham College, 1869, A.M., 1875. Doctor of Laws, State University of Iowa, 1890. Studied theology.

    Career

    • Minister Society of Friends. President Wilmington, O., College, 1874-1879, Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa, 1879-1890. Resided in France, 1890-1891.

      General secretary, 1892-1915, honorary secretary American Peace Society, since 1915. At The Hague, 1899, during Peace Conference. Made many trips abroad in interests of international arbitration and peace movement.

      Lecturer and writer on international subjects. Editor “Advocate of Peace,” 1892-1915. Author: The Federation of the World, 1898.

      Translated Kant’s Zum Ewigen Frieden, 1897. Retired May 7, 1915. Home: Newton Highlands, Mass.

    Works

    • Editor “Advocate of Peace,” 1892-1915. Author: The Federation of the World, 1898. Translated Kant’s Zum Ewigen Frieden, 1897.

      Retired May 7, 1915.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah H. Terrell, July 17, 1872.
    • father: Joshua A. Trueblood
    • mother: Esther (Parker) Trueblood
    • spouse: Sarah H. Terrell
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    Born November 25, 1847
    Died October 26, 1916
    (aged 68)
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