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Philip Bancroft

Philip Bancroft, American farmer. Served in 1st R.O.T.C., San Francisco, 1917; Member American Legion, Farm Bureau, Associate Farmers (president), Grange.

Background

  • Bancroft, Philip was born on June 30, 1881 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Hubert Howe and Matilda Colley (Griffing) Bancroft.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education Phillips Exeter Academy, 1894-1895, and Browne and Nichols School, 1895-1898. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1903, A.M., 1904. Bachelor of Laws, Hastings College of Law, University of California, 1905.

    Career

    • Eldred, June 30, 1905. Children—Anne Bancroft, Lucy Eldred (Mistress John Alden Redfield), Philip Bancroft, Junior Admitted to California bar, 1905. and practiced in San Francisco, 1905-1917. Farming in Contra Costa Company, California, since 1919.

      Active in local and statewide farmer activities. President West American Finance Company. Director Technology Oil Tool Company Republican nominee for United States Senator, 1938.

    Membership

    Served in 1st R.O.T.C., San Francisco, 1917. Member American Legion, Farm Bureau, Associate Farmers (president), Grange. Clubs: Commonwealth, Harvard, Family (San Francisco).

    Connections

    • Married Nina Otis.; children: Anne Bancroft, Lucy Eldred (Mistress.
    • father: Hubert Howe Bancroft
    • mother: Matilda Colley (Griffing) Bancroft
    • spouse: Nina Otis.
    • children: Anne Bancroft
    • Lucy Eldred (Mrs Bancroft
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    Born June 30, 1881
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