The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Wells, Amos Russel
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WELLS, Amos Russel, American editor and author: b. 23 Dec. 1862 at Glens Falls, N. Y. He graduated at Antioch College in 1883. He was professor of Greek and geology at Antioch College 1883-'91 and from 1891 editor of the Christian Endeavor World, Boston. From 1901 he was associate author of “Peloubet's Notes on the Sunday School Lessons.” He is a member of the International Sunday-School Lesson Committee. He is a voluminous author, no less than 63 titles being credited to his pen. They include books dealing with young people's work, the Sunday school, juvenile fiction, poetry and devotional literature.