Charles Shain

American, 1916-2003

Charles Shain was born in Pennsylvania and educated at Princeton University. He taught at Princeton, the Los Alamos Ranch School in New Mexico, Milton Academy, and Carleton College, and served as the president of Connecticut College from 1962 to 1974. After retiring in 1976, he moved to Georgetown, Maine with his wife and quickly fell in love with the place. He remained an active member of the community until his death in 2003.