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army officer , founder Fisk University

Clinton Bowen Fisk, American army officer, founder Fisk University. member Board Indian Commissioners, 1874, president, 1881-1890; member governing committee of Methodist Book Concern after 1876.

Background

Fisk, Clinton Bowen was born on December 8, 1828 in Western New York. Son of Benjamin Bigford and Lydia (Aldrich) Fisk.

Career

General United States Volunteers, 1862, promoted maj. General before mustered out. Assistant commr.

Membership

Member Board Indian Commissioners, 1874, president, 1881-1890. Member governing committee of Methodist Book Concern after 1876.

Connections

Married Jeanette Crippen, 1850.

father:
Benjamin Bigford Fisk

mother:
Lydia (Aldrich) Fisk

spouse:
Jeanette Crippen