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William Butler Duncan

William Butler Duncan, investment banker. Member Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum Natural History.

Background

  • Duncan, William Butler was born on March 17, 1830. Son of Alexander and Sarah (Butler) Duncan.

  • Education

    • Educated Edinburgh, Scotland, 1844-1848. Special student Brown U., 1849-1850 (honorary Master of Arts, 1850).

    Career

    • George W. Sargent, of Natchez, Mississippi, November 22, 1853. Banker, New York, 1851-1875. President, 1874-1888, Chairman, Board Of Directors, since 1888, Mobile & Ohio Railroad Company.

    Membership

    Member Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum Natural History.

    Connections

    • Married I. Percy, d.
    • father: Alexander Duncan
    • mother: Sarah (Butler) Duncan
    • spouse: I. Percy
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    Born March 17, 1830
    Died June 20, 1912
    (aged 82)