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Meigs H. Whaples

Meigs H. Whaples, American banker.


  • Whaples, Meigs H. was born on July 16, 1845 in New Britain, Connecticut, United States. Son of Curtis and Elizabeth Meigs (Lusk) Whaples.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.


    • Teller New Britain National Bank, 1861-1863. Teller Mercantile National Bank, Hartford, Connecticut, 1863-1869. Teller, 1872-1878, treasurer, 1878-1888, president 1888-1919, Chairman of the Board since 1919, Hartford-Connecticut Trust Company.

      Trustee Society for Savings. Treasurer, director Collins Company. Trustee Scottish Union & National Insurance Company, State Assurance Limited company President and treasurer Connecticut River Bridge and Highway District Commission.

      Director finance committee Hartford Hospital Adjunct 1st Regiment, C.N.G., 1866-1868. Served in United States Navy as secretary to Rear Admiral O. S. Glisson and Rear Admiral Charles H. Boggs, European Station, 1869-1872.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Conglist


    • Married Harriet Atwater Hotchkiss, May 15, 1888. Children: Heywood Hotchkiss, Mary Atwater.
    • father: Curtis Whaples
    • mother: Elizabeth Meigs (Lusk) Whaples
    • spouse: Harriet Atwater Hotchkiss
    • children: Heywood Hotchkiss Whaples
    • Mary Atwater Whaples
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    Died March 15, 1928
    (aged 82)