Horatio McLeod Reynolds

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Horatio McLeod Reynolds

Wakefield, Carroll County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 3 Oct 1929 (aged 72)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Plot 26 Cypress Ave. West
Memorial ID 152859075 · View Source
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Son of William Buzzell Reynolds and Clara Ellen Sawsey and husband of Florence Maud Trowbridge. He was a 1880 graduate of Yale.

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Father, William Buzzell Reynolds (M.D. Dartmouth 1852), a physician in Lynn, Lawrence, and Cambridge, Mass., and Union (Wakefield) and Chocorua, N. H.; enlisted as Private in 2d Regiment, United States Sharpshooters, 1861; promoted to Second Sergeant; later Assistant Surgeon and Surgeon, 2d United States Sanitary Service, until 1865; son of Samuel and Hannah (Farnham) Reynolds, of Acton, Maine.

Mother, Clara Elle*h (Swasey) Reynolds; daughter of Charles and Eunice (Buck) Swasey, of Milton Mills, N. H.

Maine Central Institute Attended Bates College 1876^78; entered Yale as a Junior 1878; Winthrop Prize Junior year; oration appointment Senior year and speaker at Commencement; member Psi Upsilon. Did graduate work at Yale on Soldiers' Memorial Fellowship 1-880-82; taught the classics at Park Institute, Rye, N. Y, 1882-83; tutor in Greek at Yale 1883-88; assistant professor 1888-1893; Talcott professor of the Greek language and literature from 1893 until his retirement 1922, when made professor emeritus; studied Greek at Leipzig University in summer of 1885 and spent five months at University of Berlin in 1888; secretary of managing committee of American School at Athens 1901-1921; vice-president of Connecticut Society of Archseological Institute of America 1914-1920; honorary M.A. Yale 1896; member American Philosophical Association, American Philological Association, and The Church of Christ in Yale University.

Married April 4, 1904, in New Haven, Florence Maud, daughter of Winston John and Margarette Elford (Dean) Trowbndge, a niece of James J. Dean (B.A. 1845), a greatgreat-granddaughter of Daniel Trowbndge (B.A. 1725), sister of Winston J. Trowbndge, '79, Frank D. Trowbndge,
'84, and Elford P. Trowbridge, '87 (died September 14, 1930), and sister-in-law of William K. Townsend, '71. No children.

Death due to angina pectons. Buried in Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven.

His wife survives him.

By the terms of his will a bequest was made to Yale as a residuary legatee, to establish a fund to be known as the Maud Trowbndge Reynolds and Horatio McLeod Reynolds Fund, the income of which is to be used for the purchase of books for the University Library, and to constitute an auxiliary fund for the promotion of classical studies.



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  • Find a Grave Memorial 152859075
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Horatio McLeod Reynolds (13 Apr 1857–3 Oct 1929), Find a Grave Memorial no. 152859075, citing Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Saratoga (contributor 46965279) .