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Edwin Seneca Greeley

Edwin Seneca Greeley, American banker. Member L. G. Tillotson & Company, electrical and railway supplies, 1865-1885, which became E. S. Greeley & Company until discontinued, 1897; member Loyal Legion, G.A.R. President Grace Hospital Society of New Haven.

Background

  • Greeley, Edwin Seneca was born on May 20, 1832 in at Nashua, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Seneca and Priscilla (Fields) Greeley.

  • Education

    • Settled in New Haven, Connecticut, 1855. Learned machinist’s trade and locomotive building.

    Career

    • Daniel Corey, of Taunton, Massachusetts, February 20, 1856. First Lieutenant 10th Connecticut Infantry, October 22, 1861. Captain, April 25, 1862.

      Major, March 4, 1863. Lieutenant-colonel, September 7, 1864. Colonel, February 16, 1865.

      Bvtd. brig-general vols., March 13, 1865, for gallant and meritorious services during the war.

    Membership

    Member L. G. Tillotson & Company, electrical and railway supplies, 1865-1885, which became E. S. Greeley & Company until discontinued, 1897. Member Loyal Legion, G.A.R. President Grace Hospital Society of New Haven. Clubs: Union Ueague, Army and Navy (New York).

    Mason (32°,Kiloton).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth, d.
    • father: Seneca Greeley
    • mother: Priscilla (Fields) Greeley
    • spouse: Elizabeth
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    Born March 20, 1832
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