Joseph Twichell graduated from Yale University in 1859. He moved to New York to attend Union Theological Seminary. Before being ordained, the Civil War broke out. Twichell felt a calling…

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Rev. John James McCook was an Episcopal minister, college professor, and social reformer. The Fighting McCooks John James McCook was born in New Lisbon, Ohio, the youngest in a family…

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After graduating from Hartford High School, Francis Goodwin worked for dry good merchants Howe, Mather & Co. of Hartford and Morton & Grinnell of New York City. His interest in…

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