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John C. Sharpe

Clergyman , educator

John C. Sharpe, American clergyman, educator. Member Phi Beta Kappa.; member Headmasters Association.

Background

Sharpe, John C. was born on July 4, 1853 in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Elder W. and Elizabeth (Kelso) Sharpe.

Education

Graduate Cumberland Valley State Normal School, Shippensburg, 1874. Bachelor of Arts, University of Wooster, 1883, A.M., 1887, Doctor of Divinity, 1898. Doctor of Divinity, Lafayette College, 1899.

Doctor of Laws, 1915.

Career

Teacher public schools, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1871, 72, Glen Mills, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, 1874, Indiana (Pennsylvania) State Normal School, 1876-1878, California State Normal School, 1878-1879, University of Wooster, 1883-1884, Shady Side Academy, Pittsburgh, 1885-1898. Principal Blair Academy, Blairstown, New Jersey, since 1898, headmaster emeritus since August, 1927.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa. Member Headmasters Association.

Connections

Married Mary E. Reynolds, December 24, 1885.

father:
Elder W. Sharpe

mother:
Elizabeth (Kelso) Sharpe

spouse:
Mary E. Reynolds