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Charles Wesley Flint, Canadian bishop. Prior to his election to the Episcopacy, he was involved in educational work.


Flint, Charles Wesley was born on November 14, 1878 in Stouffville, Ontario, Canada. Son of George Flint, Junior and Eliza (Barnes) Flint.


Bachelor of Arts, Victoria College, University of Toronto, 1900. Bachelor of Divinity, Drew Theological Seminary, 1906. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1908.

Doctor of Divinity, Wesleyan University, 1912, Victoria College, 1924. Doctor of Laws, Coe College, 1916, Cornell College, 1922, U. Toronto, Syracuse, 1936, American U., 1952. Doctor of Humane Letters, Cornell College, 1936.

Doctor of Philosophy., New York State Teachers College, 1924.


Ordained to ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1900. Pastor, Pocahontas, Iowa, 1900-1902, Marathon, Iowa, 1902-1904, Bayville, Long Island, New York, 1904-1906, St. James’ Church, Brooklyn, 1906-1908, 1st Church Middletown, Connecticut, 1908-1913, New York Avenue Church, Brooklyn, 1913-1915.

President of Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa, 1915-1922. Bishop of Methodist Church, since 1936, Atlanta Area 1936-1939, Syracuse Area, 1939-1944, Washington Area, 1944-1952, retired 1952.

Chairman of Federal Board Arbitration under Railway Labor Act, 1928, 30, 31.


Member of Phi Beta Kappa: Scottish Rite 33°. Clubs: Rotary. University (New York.

  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa: Scottish Rite 33°. Clubs: Rotary. University (New York.


Married Clara Janette Yetter, September 3, 1901 (deceased). Children: Lois Henrietta, George Y. Principal.

George Flint Flint

Eliza (Barnes) Flint

Clara Janette Yetter

Lois Henrietta Flint

George Y. Prin Flint