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Francis Minot Weld

Francis Minot Weld, American banker. Served as captain and major infantry, 77th Division, American Expeditionary Force World War I. Received Silver Star and Purple Heart. For two years, 1942-1944, served in New York City Patrol Corps as Lieutenant Colonel and then Colonel commanding the Manhattan Division.; Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Weld, Francis Minot was born on February 18, 1875 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Francis Minot and Fanny E. (Bartholomew) Weld.

  • Education

    • Graduate Roxbury Latin School, Boston, 1893. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1897, A.M., 1898.

    Career

    • Partner in banking firm of Moffat & White, 1905-1910, White, Weld & Company, New York and Boston, since 1910. Director International Minerals and Chemical Corporation, Atlas Assurance Company, Pilgrim Exploration Company. Trustee Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, French Institute.

    Membership

    Served as captain and major infantry, 77th Division, American Expeditionary Force World War I. Received Silver Star and Purple Heart. For two years, 1942-1944, served in New York City Patrol Corps as Lieutenant Colonel and then Colonel commanding the Manhattan Division. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

    Clubs: Brook, Century, University, Union, Harvard (president 1936-1938), Down Town, Racquet-Tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Low White, November 7, 1903. Married second, Mistress.
    • father: Francis Minot Weld
    • mother: Fanny E. (Bartholomew) Weld
    • spouses: Margaret Low White
    • Mistress
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    Born February 18, 1875
    Died November 1, 1949
    (aged 74)
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