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James May Duane

James May Duane, American banker. member of the board of trustees Brown U.

Background

  • Duane, James May was born on August 21, 1851 in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard Bache and Margaret Anne (Tams) Duane.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1872.

    Career

    • With United States branch of London Assurance Corporation, 1872-1887. With Brown Brothers & Company, since 1887, partner. January 1, since 1896.

      Member board of managers Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company. Director Lehigh & N.E. Railway Company, Lehigh & Hudson Railway Company, York Rys.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of the board of trustees Brown U.

    Connections

    • Married Katharine E. P. Higginson, April.
    • father: Richard Bache Duane
    • mother: Margaret Anne (Tams) Duane
    • spouse: Katharine E. P. Higginson
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    Died December, 1912
    (aged 61)
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