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Henry Smith Bowers

Henry Smith Bowers, American banker.


  • Bowers, Henry Smith was born on May 7, 1878 in Arlington Heights, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Benton and Laura Rebecca (Smith) Bowers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1900.


    • Began with Goldman Sachs & Company. New York City, 1899, partner from 1915. Director S. H. Kress & Company, The Jewel Tea Company, Inc., Champion Paper and Fibre Company, United Biscuit Company, of America, Minneapolis-Moline Power Implement Company, Kelsey-Hayes Wheel Company, Detroit, Michigan Trustee Tuskegee Institute.

      Trustee, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York City. Member board of managers State Charities Aid Association New York. Director Andrew Freedman Home, New York City.


    Clubs: Harvard, University (New York).


    • Married Margaret Thomas, October 31, 1905. Children: William Benton II, Margaret (Mistress.
    • father: William Benton Bowers
    • mother: Laura Rebecca (Smith) Bowers
    • spouse: Margaret Thomas
    • children: William Benton II Bowers
    • Margaret (Mrs Bowers
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