Frederick Azel Sumner, American clergyman, educator.
Sumner, Frederick Azel was born on March 26, 1864 in Eastford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Azel Cunningham and Sarah Jane (Hanks) Sumner.
Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin, 1891. Graduate Hartford Theological Seminary, 1894. Master of Arts, Yale, 1908.
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.