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President of Oberlin College jm. 1902 to 1927}
President emeritus frost 1927 to bis deatn on
Educated at Oberlin Collage, Harvard University,
Berlin University, Germany* Was for many years
one of the leading educators of the United States,
serving as President of the Association of American
Colleges and of the Religious Education Association*
Also very prominent 1ft the Congregational Church,
serving as Moderator of the Batlonal Council of
Congregational Churches and as President of
American missionary Association, ftea originally
interested In the Hear WbM$ through American
educational and missionary enterprises-.
Was Director of religious work department of the
X*8.Q*A* for American Soldiers in France from
October 1918 to April 1919 • lfede Chevalier
French ksgion of Eonor.
Author sf naay hooks on philosophy and education,
notably "ttetionsl Living9, 1905} «1ne Laws of
Friendship* 1909, "A lev Kbtt for the lev Age,*
Although President King lacked the intimate firsthand knowledge that both Hr. Crane and Professor
Lybysr had of $n# Hear Bast, he was quits fsnlliar
with the political, racial end religious situations
in the various parts of the furkish Bapire. He was
one of the outstanding intellectual leaders and
administrators of the United States, especially
noted for his keenness of perception, clarity of
mind, fairness and broad human sympathies.