Presidential Biography: Frances G. Barnes

Barnes was born in England and brought to Canada by his parents when he was four years old. Barnes graduated from Hamline University at St. Paul, Minnesota in 1897 where he became a leader in athletics, debating, and other student activities. Barnes was doing graduate work at Harvard University when he was called to the presidency of Illinois Wesleyan in 1905 and he served until 1908.

Frances G. Barnes

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