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Richard Delafield

Richard Delafield, American banker.


  • Delafield, Richard was born on September 6, 1853 in New Brighton, S.I., New York, United States. Son of Rufus King and Eliza (Bard) Delafield.

  • Education

    • Educated Anthon Grammar School.


    • At early age engaged in mercantile pursuits. Senior partner Delafield & Company of New York, Chicago and San Francisco, which house he founded. President National Park Bank of New York for 22 years, Chairman of the Board 7 years.

      Trustee, Trinity Church Corporation, American Surety Company, etc. Vestryman and senior warden Trinity Ch.


    • Married Clara Foster Carey (died 1909). Married second, Edith P. Fesser (died 1925).
    • father: Rufus King Delafield
    • mother: Eliza (Bard) Delafield
    • spouses: Clara Foster Carey
    • Edith P. Fesser
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    Born September 6, 1853
    Died August 3, 1930
    (aged 76)