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Norwood Penrose Hallowell

Norwood Penrose Hallowell, American banker.


  • Hallowell, Norwood Penrose was born on July 3, 1875 in Medford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Norwood Penrose and Sarah Wharton (Haydock) Hallowell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1897.


    • Partner Lee, Higginson & Company, 1905-1932, executive vice president Lee, Higginson Corporation, 1932-1940, chairman board of directors, 1940-1942, president, 1942-1948, now honorary church board. Partner Higginson & Company, London, 1916-1939. Director, 1158 Fifth Avenue Corporation, Lee Higginson Corporation, Gillette Company, Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company.

      Trustee Boston Symphony Orchestra, Inc., Associates of Harvard Business School Overseer Harvard College, 1920-1926. Member visiting committee Graduate School of Business Administration Harvard. Executive Chairman Liberty Loan Committee of New England, World War I.

      Member local draft board, New York City, World World War World War II.


    Clubs: Harvard, Links, Downtown Association (New York City).


    • Married Margaret I. Bowditch, October 1901 (deceased). Married second, Cornelia M. Baekeland, October 12, 1954.
    • father: Norwood Penrose Hallowell
    • mother: Sarah Wharton (Haydock) Hallowell
    • spouses: Margaret I. Bowditch
    • Cornelia M. Baekeland
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    Died February 13, 1961
    (aged 85)