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Oliver Hazard Perry Baldwin

Oliver Hazard Perry Baldwin, American banker.


  • Baldwin, Oliver Hazard Perry was born on February 26, 1904 in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Edward and Marianne Moseley (Perry) Baldwin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1927. Graduate Rutgers University Graduate School Banking, 1943.


    • Assistant cashier National Shawmut Bank, Boston, 1930-1944. Vice president First National Bank of Akron, O., 1944-1946. Senior vice president, Director Farmers Bank of State of Delaware, Wilmington, 1946-1959, Chairman of the Board, president, 1959-1971, honorary chairman, 1971-1972.

      President Mulco Products, Inc., 1953-1955, director, 1953-1973. President, director Kent Real Estate Corporation, 1959-1966. Director Rollins Leasing Corporation, Dover Builders, Inc., Newark Realestate & Insurance Company, Benjamin F. Shaw Company, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Continental American Life Insurance Budd Chem Company, Delaware News.

      President, Wilmington Clearing House Association, 1950-1952, 62-64, member Executive Committee, 1948-1971. Representative Delaware Savings Bond div. United States Treasury, 1952-1970.

      Board of directors, member Executive Committee United Community Fund Northern Delaware, 1948-1966, chairman campaign, 1951, president, 1957-1959. Chairman for Delaware nat. United Service Organizations campaign, 1955-1963.

      Board directors, member Executive Committee Wilmington General Hospital, 1947-1964, vice chairman, 1951, chairman 1952-1955, president, 1955-1958. Member finance committee, trustee Wesley Junior College, 1959-1972, vice chairman, 1964-1968, chairman, 1968-1972. Trustee Board State Employees Pension Trustees, 1965-1970, member federal agency relations committee, 1965-1967, federal legislative committee, 1967-1970.

      Board directors finance committee Wilmington Medical Center, 1965-1972. Chairman trustees State Judiciary Retirement Fund, 1962-1970.


    Member finance committee, trustee Wesley Junior College, 1959-1972, vice chairman, 1964-1968, chairman, 1968-1972. Member American (executive council 1960-1965. Member federal agency relations committee 1965-1967, federal legislative committee 1967-1970), Delaware (Executive Committee 1953-1959, president 1958-1959) bankers association, Delaware Economics Development Board, Delaware Chamber of Commerce (executive finance committee 1955-1965, president 1962-1964), Bank Public Relations and Marketing Association, Robert Morris Associates, Association Military Banks (president 1963-1964), Newcomen Society.

    Rotarian.; Clubs: Harvard (New York City).


    • Married Elizabeth S. Webb, November 27, 1929. Children: Oliver Hazard Perry, Roger Conant, Jean (Mistress.
    • father: Charles Edward Baldwin
    • mother: Marianne Moseley (Perry) Baldwin
    • spouse: Elizabeth S. Webb
    • children: Oliver Hazard Perry Baldwin
    • Roger Conant Baldwin
    • Jean (Mrs Baldwin
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    Died December 4, 1972
    (aged 68)