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Warner Montagnie Van Norden

Warner Montagnie Van Norden, trust company executive. Fellow Royal Society for Encouragement Arts, London.; Member Royal Asiatic Society, London and Shanghai, Highland Cattle Society, American Asiatic Society, Hackluyt Society, China Society, Sulgrave Institution, League of Audubon Socs.

Background

  • Norden, Warner Montagnie Van was born on February 7, 1873 in (tenth generation of Van Nordens, New York City). Son of Warner and Martha A. (Philips) Van Norden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University, 1894. New York University Law School. Doctor of Laws, Wheaton (Illinois) College, 1922.

    Career

    • James and Henrietta Talcott, April 16, 1898. 2 sons, Montagnie and James Talcott. President Van Norden Trust Company, Van Norden Safe Deposit Company, 19th Ward Bank, Fifth Avenue Estates, Van Norden Magazine.

      Retired 1910. Director Halmemann Hospital, Legal Aid Society, Shantung Christian College, rest for convalescents.

    Works

    • Contributor articles on Chinese archeology and customs to journals Traveled 2 years in interior of China and Indo-China. Importer of herd of Highland cattle, headed by “Sir Andrew,” champion of Scotland. Grevy zebras from Abyssinia, Bohemei zebras from South Africa, zebus from India.

      Experiments in Telegony Breeding. Owner of Gamin II, Madison Square Garden Champion French Bulldog. Student of Greek, Latin and Early English pastoral drama.

      Owner of Sand Pond, Ulster County, New York, fishing and shooting lodge.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Society for Encouragement Arts, London. Member Royal Asiatic Society, London and Shanghai, Highland Cattle Society, American Asiatic Society, Hackluyt Society, China Society, Sulgrave Institution, League of Audubon Socs. Clubs: Metropolitan, Grolier, Columbia University, Republican, D.K.E.

    Connections

    • Married Grace T., d.
    • father: Warner Norden
    • mother: Martha A. (Philips) Van Norden
    • spouse: Grace T.
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    Born February 7, 1873
    Died December, 1959
    (aged 86)