Born: September 20, 1838, Lowell, Massachusetts.
Died: July 26, 1909, Nahant, Massachusetts, at the summer home of his son-in-law, Royal Robbins.
Buried: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Frederic was the son of Elisha Huntington and Hannah Hinckley Freeman, husband of Theresa Reynolds, and nephew of Episcopal Bishop Frederic Huntington.
In 1859, Huntington graduated from Harvard University, where he was the class poet. He taught chemistry at Harvard, 1859–60.
Huntington became an Episcopal priest, and served as rector of All Saints Episcopal Church, Worcester, Massachusetts (1862–1883), and of Grace Church, New York City (1883–1909).
He was also a well known author. Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Princeton Universities all conferred honorary degrees on him.
His works include: