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George Foster Peabody

George Foster Peabody, American banker.


  • Peabody, George Foster was born on July 27, 1852 in Columbus, Georgia, United States. Son of George H. and Elvira (Canfield) Peabody.

  • Education

    • Educated private schools, Columbus, Georgia. Honorary Master of Arts, Harvard, 1903. Doctor of Laws, Washington and Lee, 1903, University of Georgia, 1906.


    • In banking business many years, now retired. Treasurer Democratic National Committee, 1904-1905. Deputy chairman government director Federal Reserve Bank, New York, 1914-1921.

      Chairman State of New York Reservation Commission at Saratoga Springs, 1910-1915 and 1930. Trustee American Church Institute for Negroes, Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, Penn Normal and Industrial School, Fort Valley High and Industrial School, Colorado College Skidmore College, Georgia Warm Springs Health Foundation. Home: Saratoga Springs, New York.


    • Married Mistress.
    • father: George H. Peabody
    • mother: Elvira (Canfield) Peabody
    • spouse: Mistress
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    Died March 4, 1938
    (aged 85)