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Anson Phelps Stokes

Anson Phelps Stokes, American banker.


  • Stokes, Anson Phelps was born on February 22, 1838 in New York, United States. Son of James and Caroline (Phelps) Stokes.

  • Education

    • Educated by tutors and in private schools, New York.


    • Isaac Newton Phelps, October 17, 1865. Father of James Graham Phelps and Anson Phelps S., Junior Partner in Phelps, Dodge & Company, merchants. Afterwards in Phelps, Stokes & Company, bankers.

      Chairman, Board Of Directors The Woodbridge Company and of The Haynes Company. Director United States Trust Company, Mechanics’ Bank. Trustee or director in Aged and Infirm Clergy Fund, American Social Science Association, Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance Company, Second National Bank, etc.

      First president Reform Club. For 2 terms vice-commander New York Yacht Club 1863, went by steamer to California, 1863, and returned overland. Made a number of cruises in his yachts Clytie, Mermaid and Sea Fox.

      President National Association Anti-Imperialist Clubs, 1900.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    • Married Helen Louisa, d.
    • father: James Stokes
    • mother: Caroline (Phelps) Stokes
    • spouse: Helen Louisa
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    Born February 22, 1838
    Died June 28, 1913
    (aged 75)