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Charles Campbell Washburn
     Professional singer; born Quincy, Ill., December 15, 1868; English descent; son of Cornelius and Isora E. (Blades) Washburn; paternal grandparents Vincent Robinson and Elizabeth (Collins) Washburn; maternal grandparents William and Amanda (Gates) Blades; attended Covington (Ky.) High School; graduated from Vanderbilt University B.D. in 1892 and College of Music, Cincinnati, O., Vocal Artist, 1895; married Minnie Morgan February 21, 1900; at one time held Chair of Hymnology and Vocal Music in Theological Seminary of Vanderbilt University; has engaged in teaching and singing since 1907.

[Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler]



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