1861–1953

Introduction

Born: June 13, 1861, Som­ers­worth, New Hamp­shire.

Died: No­vem­ber 14, 1953, Ber­ke­ley, Ca­li­for­nia.

Buried: In­di­an Hill Ce­me­te­ry, Mid­dle­town, Con­nec­ti­cut.

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Biography

Karl was the son of Cal­vin S. Har­ring­ton and Eli­za Chase, and hus­band of Jen­nie Eli­za Can­field.

He earned his AB degree in 1882, and his AM in 1885, from Wes­ley­an Un­i­ver­si­ty, Mid­dletown, Con­nec­ti­cut. He studied at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Berl­in (1887–89) and Yale Un­i­ver­si­ty (1890–91).

He taught high school in West­field, Mas­sa­chu­setts (1882–85), and Latin at Wes­ley­an Acad­e­my in Wil­br­aham, Mas­sa­chu­setts (1885–87).

He was a La­tin tu­tor at Wes­ley­an Un­i­ver­si­ty (1889–91); La­tin pr­ofess­or at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of North Ca­ro­li­na, Cha­pel Hill (1891–99); Un­i­ver­si­ty of Maine (1899–1905); and Wes­ley­an Un­i­ver­si­ty (1905).

While at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of North Ca­ro­li­na, he di­rect­ed the Glee Club.

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