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Civil War Veteran , educator. , minister

Charles Swan Walker, American Civil War veteran, minister, educator. Served 100 days as; Member American Academy political and Social Science, American Economics Association, Amherst History Society (president), Phi Beta Kappa, Chaplain State Grange, Massachusetts, 14 years; Mason.

Background

Walker, Charles Swan was born on October 7, 1846 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Son of Samuel Swan and Harriet N. (Fowles) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1867, A.M., Bachelor of Divinity, 1870. Andover Theological Seminary, 1868-1869. Doctor of Philosophy., Amherst, 1885.

Career

Served 100 days as member 137th Regiment, United States Vols., Civil War. Ordained Congleton ministry, 1871. Pastor Darien, 1871-1872, Huntington, West Virginia, 1873-1874, Holyoke, Massachusetts, 1874-1876, South Church, Amherst, 1876-1879, 1881-1886, Vineland, New Jersey, 1879-1881.

Professor mental and political science, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1886-1906, also chaplain. Writer, lecturer, newspaper correspondent.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Samuel Minot Jones—the Story of an Amherst Boy, 1922.

Membership

Served 100 days as; Member American Academy political and Social Science, American Economics Association, Amherst History Society (president), Phi Beta Kappa, Chaplain State Grange, Massachusetts, 14 years.

Connections

Married Alice M. Morehouse, of Darien, Connecticut, 1873. Children: Claude Frederic, Charles Morehouse.

father:
Samuel Swan Walker

mother:
Harriet N. (Fowles) Walker

spouse:
Alice M. Morehouse

children:
Claude Frederic Walker

Charles Morehouse Walker