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George Rumsey Sheldon

George Rumsey Sheldon, American banker. member Rep.


  • Sheldon, George Rumsey was born on April 16, 1857 in Brooklyn. Son of William C. and Mary (de Forest) Sheldon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1879.


    • Engaged in banking, since 1879. Treasurer and Chairman of the Board North American Company. Chairman of the executive committee and treasurer Milwaukee Elec.

      Railway & Light Company. President Elec. Securities Company. Treasurer and director Detroit Edison Company.

      Director numerous corporations. New York member Republican National Committee, 1903-1904. Treasurer New York Company Committee, 1899-1903, New York State Committee, 1906, Republican, National Committee, 1908-1916.

      Trustee St. Paul’s School.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Rep.


    • Married Mary R. Seney, December 16, 1881.
    • father: William C. Sheldon
    • mother: Mary (de Forest) Sheldon
    • spouse: Mary R. Seney
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    Born April 16, 1857
    Died January 14, 1919
    (aged 61)