1819–1904

Introduction

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.

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Biography

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:

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