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BAKEWELL, Charles Montague



BAKEWELL, Charles Montague, a Representative from Connecticut; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., April 24, 1867; attended the public schools and the preparatory department of Western University of Pennsylvania (now the University of Pittsburgh); was graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 1889 and from Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., in 1894; attended the Universities of Berlin, Strassburg, and Paris 1894-1896; instructor in philosophy at Harvard University in 1896 and 1897 and at the University of California in 1897 and 1898; associate professor at Bryn Mawr College 1898-1900; associate professor and professor at the University of California 1900-1905; professor of philosophy at Yale University 1905-1933; president of the American Philosophical Association in 1910; during the First World War served as inspector and historian, with rank of major and deputy commissioner, under the Italian Commission of the American Red Cross in Italy; served in the State senate 1920-1924; served as chairman of the commission to revise and codify the educational laws of the State of Connecticut 1921-1923; also engaged as an author and editor; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-third Congress (March 4, 1933-January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1934 to the Seventy-fourth Congress; died in New Haven, Conn., September 19, 1957; interment in Grove Street Cemetery.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Boston Public Library

Boston, MA
Papers: 6 letters.

Yale University Library

New Haven, CT
Papers: 1897-1928. 3 feet (7 boxes). Philosophical writings, lecture notes and teaching materials. Unpublished finding aid in repository. Partially restricted.
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