In Memory of

Charles P. Stetson, Sr.


Birth Date: September 16, 1919
Married: Barbara Brown, October 1, 1942
Four children, nine grandchildren
Occupation: Retired-President of Stetson Securities Corporation
Chairman, The U.S. Fund for Leadership Training, Inc.
Education: Graduated, The Choate School, 1938
Yale University, B.S. 1942
Church and
Related Affiliations:
Trinity Baptist Church, Fairfield, CT
Member, New England Council, Prison Fellowship Ministries
Coordinator, 1992 and 1993 National Bible Week Breakfast
Director, Bible Literacy Project
National Board of Advisors, Marriage Savers, Inc.
Former Director, The Inner-City Foundation for Charity and Education
Member, Management Board, Glacier Society
Southern Africa
Founding Trustee, Outward Bound Trust of South Africa
Former Member of Vice President Bush's "Issues Task Group" on sub-Saharan Africa
Military Service: Lieutenant U.S.N.R. (1942-1946) , served in Motor Torpedo Boat Squadrons 18 and 27 in Southwest Pacific. September 1945 assigned to escort VADM Kamada, the Japanese Admiral, to the surrender off Dutch Borneo (now Indonesia)
Director, Peter Tare, Inc. (organization of former MTB officers)
Former President (1989-1992), Life Member, U.S. Naval War College Foundation, Newport, Rhode Island
Elected to First Representative Town Meeting, Westport, CT
Sports and
Former Captain of U.S. People-to-People Tennis team which toured Europe, Africa and Australasia
Member, New York Yacht Club
Awards: 1988 Recipient of the Kurt Hahn Award for outstanding service to Outward Bound
1995 Recipient of Sacred Heart University/Reaps Award of Excellence for outstanding service to Church and Community
1998 Citation from the Connecticut General Assembly for service to families as Chairman of the Family Institute of Connecticut (1995-1997)
1998 Recipient with wife, Barbara, of the Family Research Council's Family, Faith and Freedom Award
2001 Recipient of the Outward Bound International distinguished Service Award


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