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Benjamin Franklin Trueblood

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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