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Charles Augustus Russell

Charles Augustus Russell, American foundation administrator, hospital director, academic administrator. Member Delta Tau Delta, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Russell, Charles Augustus was born on March 20, 1886 in Essex, Connecticut, United States. Son of Willis Adams and Frances Adelaide (Chapman) Russell.

  • Education

    • Educated Wesleyan University, 1905. New York Law School, 1907.


    • 1 son, Charles Elliot. Admitted to New York bar, 1907, Connecticut bar, 1910. Staff; Literature Digest, New York City, 1905-1907.

      Manager New York office, Law Reporting Company, 1908-1910. Practiced law in Moodus, Connecticut, 1910-1914. Attorney Connecticut Public Utilities Commission, 1914-1917.

      Associate in managing business and philanthropic interests Edward W. Hazen, Haddam, Connecticut, 1919-1929, executor, trustee of estate. Chairman of the Board, former president and treasurer Edward W. Hazen Foundation, Inc., 1929-1949, former director Strathmore Paper Company. Former trustee Middletown Savings Bank.

      Former chairman Middletown National Bank. Associate director of leave areas Young Men’s Christian Association, Advertising Educational Foundation, 1917-1919. Trustee Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut.

      Trustee Hartford Seminary Foundation. President of the board of trustees National Board Young Men’s Christian Association. Director National War Fund and for 2 years chairman quotas committee, World World War II.

      Vice-president and director Connecticut ar Fund. Director National Social Welfare Assembly, and member later civic chairman, nat. quotas committee (auspices National Community Chests and Councils and National Social Welfare Assembly). Also chairman nat. budget committee of same.

      Director Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, Connecticut, 1919-1946, emeritus since 1946, chairman of the executive committee 10 years. Former president Connecticut State, Master of Computer Applications.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Conglist


    Member Delta Tau Delta, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Washington Golf (Court).


    • Married Elizabeth Sweet, June 4, 1909 (died January 1, 1946).; married second, Janice Wheeler. Children: Adelaide Elizabeth (Mistress.
    • father: Willis Adams Russell
    • mother: Frances Adelaide (Chapman) Russell
    • spouses: Elizabeth Sweet
    • Janice Wheeler
    • child: Adelaide Elizabeth (Mrs Russell
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    Born March 20, 1886
    Died January 27, 1962
    (aged 75)