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David Rice Whitney

David Rice Whitney, American banker.

Background

  • Whitney, David Rice was born on January 10, 1828 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Fiske and Frances Ann (Rice) Whitney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1848, A.M., 1851.

    Career

    • Began in mercantile business, Boston, 1849, as William F. Whitney & Son, afterwards D. R. Whitney & Company (retired 1876). President Suffolk National Bank, Boston, 1876-1882. Director, since 1874, actuary, 1884-1905, president, since 1905, N.E. Trust Company of Boston.

      Trustee Provident Institution for Savings, Boston, since 1877(vice president). Home: Boston, Mass.

    Connections

    • Married Sophia Paine Dunn, April.
    • father: William Fiske Whitney
    • mother: Frances Ann (Rice) Whitney
    • spouse: Sophia Paine Dunn
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    Born January 10, 1828
    Died December 10, 1914
    (aged 86)
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