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Dwight Bancroft Heard

Dwight Bancroft Heard, American farmer, investment banker, publishing executive. member Executive Committee World Cotton Conference, Borderland Highway Association; member Executive Board Arizona Pimocotton Growers, Roosevelt Council and of Boy Scouts of America. Chairman Arizona Council of Defense, World War. Episcopalian.

Background

  • Heard, Dwight Bancroft was born on May 1, 1869 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Leander B. and Lucy (Howard) Heard.

  • Education

    • Public school education.

    Career

    • 1 son, Bartlett Bradford. With Hibbard, Spencer Bartlett & Company, wholesale hardware, Chicago, to 1894. Located in Arizona and engaged in investment and loan business and farming.

      President Dwight B. Heard Investment Company, Commonwealth Investment Company, Bartlett-Heard Land & Cattle Company, Monroe-Central Improvement Company, Security Improvement Company, San Carlos Hotel Company. President, publisher The Arizona Republican. President Palmcroft Development Сompany.

      Vice president Arlington Improvement Company. Secretary Goldwater Improvement Company Was chairman Arizona State Executive Finance Committee of War Camp Community Service. Chairman of Commission of 30 which went to Washington, District of Columbia, to fight point statehood with New Mexico.

      Served as president American National Live Stock Association (now Executive Committee), Arizona Cattle Growers Association (now Executive Committee), etc. Republican candidate for government of Arizona, 1924. Director Chamber Commerce of the United States, Arizona Grain Growers’ Association, Roosevelt Hay Growers’ Association.

      Vice president St. Luke’s Home. Director Chamber Commerce of Phoenix. Member Executive Committee World Cotton Conference, Borderland Highway Association.

      Trustee American Cotton Growers’ Exchange. Member Executive Board Arizona Pimocotton Growers, Roosevelt Council and of Boy Scouts of America. Chairman Arizona Council of Defense, World War.

      Episcopalian.

    Membership

    Member Executive Committee World Cotton Conference, Borderland Highway Association. Member Executive Board Arizona Pimocotton Growers, Roosevelt Council and of Boy Scouts of America. Chairman Arizona Council of Defense, World War.

    Episcopalian.

    Connections

    • Married Maie B. Bartlett, August 10, 1894.
    • father: Leander B. Heard
    • mother: Lucy (Howard) Heard
    • spouse: Maie B. Bartlett
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    Born March 1, 1869
    Died March 14, 1929
    (aged 60)
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