Isaac Newton Carleton

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Isaac Newton Carleton

Birthplace: Bradford, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac Carleton, Sr. and Mary Carleton
Husband of Laura Carleton
Father of Walter Tenney Carleton; Grace Dryden; Clara Carleton and Theodore Carleton

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About Isaac Newton Carleton

Isaac N. Carleton (10 June 1832 – 8 August 1902) was an educator. He taught at Phillips Academy and was the principal of State Normal School in New Britain, Connecticut for twelve years. He was the founder of Carleton School in Massachusetts. He was the President of the American Institute of Instruction for two years.

Isaac Newton Carleton was born in Bradford (Now part of Haverhill), Massachusetts on 10 June 1832 to Isaac Carleton and Mary Richardson Carleton. He attended Phillips Academy in Andover Massachusetts 1852 to 1855. He completed his BA at Dartmouth College in 1859. He married Laura Tenney Carleton 8 August, 1860 in Hartford Vermont. He returned to Phillips Academy to teach Latin and Greek from 1859 to 1863. He was Principal at Peabody High School in 1864. He was Principal of State Normal School (now Central Connecticut State University) in New Britain Connecticut during the summer session of 1866.

He was the proprietor of a young women's School in Everett, Massachusetts (formerly known as South Malden) or Medford, Massachusetts. He returned to be the Principal of State Normal School in New Britain Connecticut 1869 to 1883. He received an Honorary MA from Yale in 1872. He was the founder and Principal of Carleton School for Boys in Haverhill Massachusetts from 1884 to 1901. His school earned an endorsement from Phillips Academy at Andover.

The residence that held the school still appears to be in excellent shape as of 2008. Carleton received an Honorary Ph.D. from Dartmouth in 1889. He died 8 August 1902, in Haverhill, Massachusetts.

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Isaac Newton Carleton's Timeline

June 10, 1832
Bradford, Massachusetts, United States
December 24, 1867
Age 35
Bradford, Massachusetts, United States
August 8, 1902
Age 70
Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States