Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1874
Death 1970-06-26

Biographical notes:

Clergyman and pacifist; died 1970.

From the description of Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973 (bulk 1890-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982364

Biographical Note

  • 1874, Nov. 24: Born, Richmond, Maine
  • 1894: Bachelor of arts, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
  • 1896: Principal, Richmond High School, Richmond, Maine
  • 1898 - 1899 : Studied and traveled in Germany
  • 1902: Bachelor of theology, Andover Theological Seminary, Andover, Mass.
  • 1902 - 1904 : Traveling fellowship, universities of Berlin and Marburg, Germany, and Mansfield College, Oxford, England
  • 1903: Traveled in the Middle East
  • 1905 - 1911 : Pastor, Union Congregational Church, Magnolia, Mass.
  • 1911 - 1912 : Traveled in East Asia (Australia, New Zealand, China, and Japan)
  • 1912 - 1920 : Teacher and director of religious and social activities, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.
  • 1918 - 1920 : Relief work in Europe with the American Friends Service Committee
  • 1921: Joined Society of Friends
  • 1921 - 1970 : Executive Secretary, National Council for Prevention of War
  • 1928 - 1929 : Active in efforts by the National Council for Prevention of War and others to convince Congress to reduce the buildup of U.S. naval forces
  • 1932: Married Faith Ward (died 1984)
  • 1954: National Council for Prevention of War suspended activities, but maintained its corporate existence
  • 1969: Published To End War (Nyack, N.Y.: Fellowship Publications. 188 pp.)
  • 1970, June 26: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Frederick Joseph Libby Papers, 1846-1973, (bulk 1890-1970), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Child labor
  • Prostitution
  • Pacifism
  • Peninsular Campaign, 1862
  • Birth control
  • Private schools--New Hampshire--Exeter
  • Peace--Societies, etc
  • Pacifists
  • Private schools
  • Military readiness

Occupations:

  • Clergy
  • Pacifists

Places:

  • Middle East (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • New Hampshire--Exeter (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • East Asia (as recorded)
  • East Asia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • Middle East (as recorded)