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Henry Pomeroy Davison

Henry Pomeroy Davison, American banker. member firm J. P. Morgan & Co.

Background

  • Davison, Henry Pomeroy was born on June 13, 1867 in Troy, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George B. and Henrietta (Pomeroy) Davison.

  • Education

    • Academic education, S. Williamstown, Massachusetts. Doctor of Laws, University of Pennsylvania, 1913, Yale, Harvard, Columbia, Princeton, Williams, Bowdoin, New York University.

    Career

    • Teller, Astor Place National Bank, New York, 1891-1894. Assistant cashier, 1894-1895, cashier, 1895-1898, vice president, 1898-1899, president, 1899-1902, Liberty National Bank. Elected vice president First National Bank, 1902.

      Now member firm J. P. Morgan & County, New York City, chairman of the executive committee and director Bankers Trust Company. Director First Security Company, American Foreign Securities Company, New Jersey&New York Railroad Company, Guaranty Safe Deposit Company Chairman War Council American Red Cross, 1917-1919. Elected chairman governor board World League of Red Cross Societies, Paris May 1919.

      Trustee, treasurer American Museum Natural History. Knight Order Crown of Italy. Commander Legion of Honor (French), 1918.

    Membership

    Member firm J. P. Morgan & Co.

    Connections

    • Married Kate Trubee, 1893.
    • father: George B. Davison
    • mother: Henrietta (Pomeroy) Davison
    • spouse: Kate Trubee
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    Died March 6, 1922
    (aged 54)
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