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Frederick Azel Sumner

Clergyman , educator

Frederick Azel Sumner, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Sumner, Frederick Azel was born on March 26, 1864 in Eastford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Azel Cunningham and Sarah Jane (Hanks) Sumner.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin, 1891. Graduate Hartford Theological Seminary, 1894. Master of Arts, Yale, 1908.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1894. Pastor Glenwood (Minnesota) Union Church, 1894-1897, Little Falls, Minnesota, 1897-1902, Pilgrim Church, Minneapolis, 1902-1907, 1st Church, Milford, Connecticut, 1907-1916. President Talladega College (colored), since 1916.

Connections

Married Mary E. Buchanan, July 27, 1898.

father:
Azel Cunningham Sumner

mother:
Sarah Jane (Hanks) Sumner

spouse:
Mary E. Buchanan