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Benjamin Franklin Trueblood

     Benjamin Franklin Trueblood, Secretary of the International Peace Society, Indiana, on November 25, 1847. Educated at Earlham, A. B., 1869, and A. M., 1875; State University of Iowa, LL.D., 1890. He also studied theology. He was a minister of the Society of Friends, and served as president of Wilmington, Ohio College, 1874-1879, and Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa, 1879-1890. He resided in France, 1890-1891. In 1892, he became General Secretary of the American Peace Society, which post he retained until his retirement on May 7, 1915. He attended The Hague Peace Conference in 1899, and made many trips abroad in the interest of international arbitration and peace. He was a lecturer and writer on international subjects, and served as Editor of Advocate of Peace  from 1892 to 1915. Author: The Federation of the World, 1897. Translator of Kant's Zum Ewigen Friedeu, 1897. His home was in Newton Highlands, Mass. He died on October 26, 1916. (Source: Who's Who in America. From 1897 to 1942, he was the only Trueblood listed in this publication.)

Alan Stubbs Trueblood

     Alan Stubbs Trueblood, Professor of Spanish at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, was born in Haverford, Pa., on May 3, 1917. Educated at Harvard University: B. A., 1938; M. A., 1941; Ph . D., 1951. He was a Shelton Traveling Fellow in Europe, 1938-39, and in Latin America, 1941-1942. He held a teaching fellowship in French at HArvard, 1939-41. He later also served as educational director of the U. S. Cultural Institute in Santiago, Chile. He held a teaching fellowship in Spanish at Harvard, 1946-47, and in 1947 joined Brown University as an instructor. In 1951, he was made Assistant Professor, rising to Associate Professor in 1955 and Professor in 1963. He was a member of PMLA. Author : "The Silvas Americanas" by Andres Bello (Cultura Univeritaria, Caracas); "On Artistic Selection in 'Don Quixote'" (NRFH); and "The  Case for an Early Dorotea, a Re-Examination" (PMLA). (Source : Directory of American Scholars (3rd edition), 1957.)

Charles Kingsley Trueblood

     Charles Kingsley Trueblood, 7100 Armat Drive, Bethesda, Maryland, was born in Richmond, Indiana. Educated at Earlham, B.S., 1913; Harvard, B.S., 1914; Harvard, M.A., 1915; and Ph. D., 1931. Instructor in English, Missouri, 1915-16; Wisconsin, 1916-1918; assistant chief clerk, Veteran's Bureau, 1929-1932; assistant professor, Brown University, 1932-35; lecturer in psychology and education, New England Conservatory of Music, 1937-1944; professor, Hillsdale C., 1944-49, and Dean of Instruction, 1946-49; Professor of Psychology and chairman of the department, American University, 1952 until his recent retirement. Author: Beliefs and Personality, Saint Beuve and the Psychology of Personality. (Source: American Men of Science (9th edition), vol. III (The Social and Behavioral Sciences), 1956.)

David Elton Trueblood

    David Elton Trueblood, Professor of Philosophy, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, was born in Pleasantville, Iowa, of Quaker parents. Educated at Penn College, A.B., 1922; Harvard, STB, 1926; Johns Hopkins, Ph.D., 1934. Holder of honorary degrees from Washington and Lee, Miami University., University of Vermont, Ripon College, Simpson College, William Penn College and Otterbein College. Dr. Trueblood is the author of some twenty books, including the following recent works: Philosophy of Religion, The Yoke of Christ, The Idea of a College, Confronting Christ, and The Company of the Committed (celebrating 25 years of publication with one firm). He has served as Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Men, Guilford College; Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Haverford College; Acting Chaplain, Harvard University; Acting Professor, Harvard University; Professor of Philosophy, Religion, and Chaplain, Stanford University; and Fellow of Woodbrooke, England. He has held various lectureships in America and abroad, and served as Chief of Religious Information, U.S. Information Agency and as Advisor to the Voice of America, 1954-55; and as speaker to U.S. Forces in Europe, 1961. His honors include: Outstanding Christian Service Award, 1952 (Church Federation of Greater Chicago); and Churchman of the Year Award, 1960 (American Heritage). He is a member of the American Philosophical Association, the Cosmos Club, and the Council on Religion and International Affairs. He is president of Yokefellows Associates; clerk of the Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends; chairman, Friends World Committee for Consultation (1947-1952); and a member of the Board, Church Peace Union and William Penn College. (Source: Who's Who in America)