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Alfred Spencer

Alfred Spencer, American banker. Mason.

Background

  • Spencer, Alfred was born on October 29, 1851 in Suffield, Connecticut, United States. Son of Alfred and Frances C. (Reid) Spencer.

  • Education

    • Educated Connecticut Literature Institution and Edward Place School, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

    Career

    • Clerk, later cashier, 1st National Bank, Suffield, 1872-1891. Cashier Aetna National Bank, Hartford, 1891-1899, president, 1899, and after consolidation of Aetna National Bank with Hartford National Bank, as the Hartford Aetna National Bank, president of latter until consolidation with United States Security Trust Company, 1927, then chairman of the executive committee. President Alfred Spencer Company.

      Chairman of the Board Gray Telephone Pay Station Сompany. Vice president American Surety Company. Trustee State Savings Bank.

    Politics

    The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    By faith alone Christians receive salvation and not through any works of their own.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.

    Membership

    Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Ella Susan Nichols, October 14, 1879. Children: Alfred Francis, Herbert.
    • father: Alfred Spencer
    • mother: Frances C. (Reid) Spencer
    • spouse: Ella Susan Nichols
    • children: Alfred Francis Spencer
    • Herbert Spencer
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    Born October 29, 1851
    Died September 12, 1934
    (aged 82)
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