Born: June 17, 1860, Devonport, Devon, England.
Died: February 10, 1960, St. Louis, Missouri.
Buried: Valhalla Cemetery, Bel-Nor, Missouri.
Percival was the husband of Louise Walston.
He attended the Stationers’ School in London, and joined the civil service in 1878, in the legal department of the Local Government Board.
He established a correspondence society for manuscript exchange called the MS Club (1881). He was a member of the Progressive Association, (1882); charter member of the Fabian Society (1884); and member of the Ethical Society (1886).
He joined the London branch of the Fellowship of the New Life, an intellectual discussion and study group dedicated to developing models of alternative societies (1884–89).
Chubb emigrated to America in 1889. He served as a lecturer at Thomas Davidson’s School of the Cultural Sciences, Farmington, Connecticut; lecturer at the Brooklyn, New York, Academy of Arts and Sciences (1890–92); head of English at the Brooklyn Manual Training High School (1893–97); principal of the Second Grade, New York Society’s Ethical Culture School (1897); lecturer at the Pratt Institute and New York University; Associate Leader, Society for Ethical Culture of New York (1897–1910); and President, Drama League of America (1915–20).
After retiring in 1932, he was president of the American Ethical Union (1934–39).
If you know where to get a good photo of Chubb (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels), would you ?