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James Blanchard Clews

James Blanchard Clews, American banker.


  • Clews, James Blanchard was born on August 4, 1869 in Dunkirk, New York, United States. Son of John and Sabina (Dayman) Clews.

  • Education

    • G.s. James Clews, manufacturer of celebrated Clews pottery. Staffordshire. England. Graduate Chamberlain College, Randolph.

      New York, 1888.


    • 1 daughter, Leta; married second, Mary Ann Payne, October 2, 1926. In banking business, 1890—: head Henry Clews & Company, bankers. President Toledo, Ann Arbor and North Michigan R.R. during reorganization period.

      Director of many corporations.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    • Married Mistress;; married second, Mary Ann Payne, October 2, 1926.
    • father: John Clews
    • mother: Sabina (Dayman) Clews
    • spouses: Mistress
    • Mary Ann Payne
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    Born August 4, 1869
    Died December 17, 1934
    (aged 65)