1847–1920

Introduction

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 18, 1847, Mont­ville, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Died: March 24, 1920.

Buried: In­di­an Hill Ce­me­te­ry, Mid­dle­town, Con­nec­ti­cut.

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Biography

Caleb was the son of Rev. George Hub­bard Win­chester. He mar­ried twice, to Ju­lia S. Smith and Al­ice G. Smith.

A mem­ber of the Me­thod­ist Epis­co­pal de­nom­in­a­tion, he grad­u­at­ed from Wes­ley­an Un­i­ver­si­ty (AD 1869, MA 1872).

He be­came Pro­fess­or of Eng­lish Li­ter­a­ture there in 1873, and lec­tured at Am­herst, Prince­ton, Johns Hop­kins, and oth­er un­i­ver­si­ties. He re­ceived an hon­or­a­ry Doc­tor of Li­ter­a­ture de­gree from Dick­in­son Col­lege in 1892.

He ed­it­ed the Wes­ley­an Alum­ni Re­cord, Ad­di­son’s Ro­ger de Co­ver­ley Pa­pers, and The Athe­nae­um Press Ser­ies.

He was liv­ing in Mid­dle­town, Con­nec­ti­cut, in 1915.

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