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John Aikman Stewart

John Aikman Stewart, American banker.

Background

  • Stewart, John Aikman was born on August 26, 1822 in New York City. Son of John and Mary (Aikman) Stewart.

  • Education

    • Student Columbia, 1840, honorary Master of Arts, 1899.

    Career

    • On engineer construction corps New York, L.E.&W. R.R., 1840-1842. Clerk board of education, New York, 1842-1850. Actuary United States Life Insurance Company, 1850-1853.

      Organized United States Trust Company, and was its secretary, 1853-1864, president 1865-1902, chairman of the board of trustees, since 1902. Assistant treasurer United States, 1864-1865. Trustee Princeton University, since 1868.

      Home: New York, New York.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Olivia Capron, November 25, 1890.
    • father: John Stewart
    • mother: Mary (Aikman) Stewart
    • spouse: Mary Olivia Capron
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    Born August 26, 1822
    Died December 17, 1926
    (aged 104)
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