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Thornton Rollins

Thornton Rollins, American banker. Member Harbor Board, Baltimore; member board of managers Spring Grove Eastern State Hospital for the Insane, Franklin Square Hospital, Maryland. General Hospital, Aged Men’s and Women’s Home, James Lawrence Kernan Hospital, Industrial School Maryland for Crippled Children.

Background

  • Rollins, Thornton was born on October 7, 1840 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of William and Julia (Silvester) Rollins.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Baltimore. Shipowner, operating a fleet of clippers to Brazil in coffee trade. President Continental National Bank and Maryland.

      National Bank prior to their sale to the National Bank of Commerce, afterward director of latter. Director Merchants National Bank, Continental Trust Company.

    Career

    • President Continental National. Director Merchants National. President City Council.

      General Hospital, Aged Men’s and Women’s Home, James Lawrence Kernan Hospital, Industrial School of Maryland.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Harbor Board, Baltimore. Member board of managers Spring Grove Eastern State Hospital for the Insane, Franklin Square Hospital, Maryland. General Hospital, Aged Men’s and Women’s Home, James Lawrence Kernan Hospital, Industrial School Maryland for Crippled Children.

    Connections

    • father: William Rollins
    • mother: Julia (Silvester) Rollins
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    Born October 7, 1840
    Died July 7, 1935
    (aged 94)
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