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August Belmont

August Belmont, American banker. Member Metropolitan Museum of Art, S.R.


  • Belmont, August was born on February 18, 1853 in New York City. Son of late August and Caroline Slidell (Perry) B.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1874.


    • Head of August Belmont & Company, bankers. Chairman of the Board Interborough Rapid Transit Company, Rapid Transit Subway Construction Company. President Boston, Cape Cod & New York Canal Company.

      Trustee Bank for Savings.


    Member Metropolitan Museum of Art, S.R.


    • Married Elizabeth Hamilton Morgan, 1881 (died 1898). Married second, Eleanor Elise Robson, February 26, 1910.
    • spouses: Elizabeth Hamilton Morgan
    • Eleanor Elise Robson
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    Born February 18, 1853
    Died December 10, 1924
    (aged 71)