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Louis Richmond Cheney

Louis Richmond Cheney, American capitalist.


  • Cheney, Louis Richmond was born on April 27, 1859 in S. Manchester, Connecticut, United States. Son of George Wells and Harriet K. (Richmond) Cheney.

  • Education

    • Educated private and public schools, Manchester, and Hartford (Connecticut) High School.


    • Began in silk manufacturing, 1879, and retired, 1893. Former president Hartford Chamber Commerce. President Hartford Hospital.

      Colonel q.-married-general, Connecticut National Guard, 1895-1897. Major commanding 1st Governor’s Foot Guard, Hartford, 1898-1903, 1906-1908. Councilman and alderman, City of Hartford, 1896-1902, mayor, 1912-1914.

      State senator, 1915.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Clubs: Hartford, Hartford Golf, Country (Hartford).


    • Married Mary A. Robinson, 1890. Married second, Mistress.
    • father: George Wells Cheney
    • mother: Harriet K. (Richmond) Cheney
    • spouses: Mary A. Robinson
    • Mistress
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    Born April 27, 1859
    Died 1944
    (aged 84)