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William Alexander Gaston

William Alexander Gaston, American lawyer, banker. member Gaston, Snow, Saltonstall & Hunt; member exec; member Dem.


  • Gaston, William Alexander was born on May 1, 1859 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William and Louisa Augusta (Beecher) Gaston.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1880. Harvard Law School, 1881-1882.


    • Admitted to Suffolk bar, 1883. Member Gaston, Snow, Saltonstall & Hunt. Member Executive Committee National Shawmut Bank.

      President Boylston Market Association, Killingly Trust Company. Director 2d National Bank (Barre, Massachusetts), Windham County National Bank (Danielson, Connecticut), Gillette Safety Razor Company, etc. Colonel on staff Governor William E. Russell of Massachusetts, 1890-1902.

      Democratic candidate for government of Massachusetts, 1902, 1903. Democratic nominee for United States Senate, 1905. Member Democratic National Committee, Democratic State Committee.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Gaston, Snow, Saltonstall & Hunt. Member exec; member Dem.


    • Married May Davidson Lockwood, April.
    • father: William Gaston
    • mother: Louisa Augusta (Beecher) Gaston
    • spouse: May Davidson Lockwood
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    Born March 1, 1859
    Died July 17, 1927
    (aged 68)