Born: May 9, 1844, Pro­vi­dence, Rhode Is­land.

Died: March 7, 1904, Pro­vi­dence, Rhode Is­land.

Buried: Swan Point Ce­me­te­ry, Pro­vi­dence, Rhode Is­land.


Edward was the son of Eb­en K. Gle­zen and Ab­by T. Gib­bert, and hus­band of An­na Fran­ces Drap­er.

He at­tend­ed Brown Un­i­ver­si­ty, and served in the ar­my while a stu­dent. He gra­du­at­ed from Brown in 1866, stu­died mu­sic, then took up law.

After gra­du­at­ing from Har­vard Law School, he prac­ticed in Pro­vi­dence, and for 30 years, was or­gan­ist at the Cen­tral Con­gre­ga­tion­al Church.

Glezen was al­so sec­re­ta­ry of the Rhode Is­land Board of State House Com­mis­sion­ers, and one of the ear­li­est mem­bers of the Hope Club.




Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pho­to of Gle­zen (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?