Charles Francis Reeves, 1897-98
Born in Allentown, New Jersey in 1854 Reeves immigrated to Seattle in 1889. He became a French and German professor at the University of Washington. After serving as a professor for eight years he was appointed acting President of the University in 1897. He served one year as President and was replaced in 1898. After his service as president he worked for the United States Customs Service in Seattle. He died on December 31, 1933 in Seattle, Washington.