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Arthur Perry

Arthur Perry, American banker. Member Religious Society of Friends.


  • Perry, Arthur was born on March 31, 1857 in Westerly, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Charles and Temperance (Foster) Perry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1880.


    • F. C. Hall). Assistant cashier Washington National Bank, Westerly, 1881-1891. Manager bond department Thomson-Houston Electric Company, Boston, 1891-1892. Manager bond department General Electric Company, Boston, 1892-1893.

      Vice-president and general manager United Electric Securities Company, 1894-1898. Member Perry, Coffin & Burr, bankers, 1898-1916, and of Arthur Perry & Company after liquidation of Perry, Coffin & Burr, April 1916. Trustee Washington Trust Company (Westerly).

      Trustee Northfield Schools (E. Northfield, Massachusetts), Bryn Mawr College.


    Member Religious Society of Friends.


    • Married Emma A. Foster, January 19, 1882. Children: Arthur, Henry H., Priscilla F. (wife of Doctor.
    • father: Charles Perry
    • mother: Temperance (Foster) Perry
    • spouse: Emma A. Foster
    • children: Arthur Perry
    • Henry H. Perry
    • Priscilla F. (wife of Dr Perry
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    Died November 16, 1930
    (aged 73)