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

Background

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

Education

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

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

father:
George Flint Flint

mother:
Eliza (Barnes) Flint

spouse:
Clara Janette Yetter

child:
Lois Henrietta Flint

child:
George Y. Prin Flint