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Andrew D. Baird

Andrew D. Baird, British banker. member Gill & Baird, stone cutters, 1867.

Background

  • Baird, Andrew D. was born on October 14, 1839 in Kelso, Scotland. Son of Andrew Baird.

  • Education

    • Apprenticed to stone cutter’s trade. Became member Gill & Baird, stone cutters, 1867. President Williamsburg Savings Bank, Andrew D. Baird & Sons.

      Enlisted in 79th New York Vols., May 13, 1861, serving throughout Civil War. Commander 79th New York Vols., May 1864. Twice candidate for mayor of Brooklyn.

      President Industrial School of Brooklyn. Director Brooklyn Public Library.

    Career

    • President Williamsburg Savings Bank, Andrew D. Baird & Sons. President Industrial School of Brooklyn. Director Brooklyn Pub.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Gill & Baird, stone cutters, 1867.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Warner, 1866. Married second, Catherine Lamb, 1882.
    • father: Andrew Baird. Baird
    • spouses: Mary Warner
    • Catherine Lamb
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    Born October 14, 1839
    Died September 4, 1923
    (aged 83)
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