Hays, Frank W. was born on October 21, 1861 in Industry, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John and Ellen (Stevenson) Hays.
Bachelor of Science, Grove City (Pennsylvania) College, 1884, Bachelor of Arts, 1887, Doctor of Philosophy, 1894. Graduate Western Theological Seminary, Pennsylvania, 1890. Doctor of Divinity, Waynesburg, 1903.
Instructor and professor mathematics, Grove City College, 1884-1894. Ordained Presbyterian ministry, 1890. Pastor First Church, North East, Pennsylvania, 1894-1896.
Professor of history and political science, Grove City College, 1896-1911. Pastor First Church, New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1911-1918. Professor of history, College of Wooster, since 1918.
Home: Wooster, O. Deceased.
Married Harriet Gordon, June 25, 1890. Children: Margaret (deceased), Frank Gordon (deceased), Ralph Lawrence, Quincy Gordon (deceased).