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Walter Stanley Bucklin

Walter Stanley Bucklin, American banker. Member Newcomen Society England, Harvard Museum Association, Beacon Society; Clubsr: Union, Algonquin, Commercial, Brookline Country, Recess (New York).

Background

  • Bucklin, Walter Stanley was born on February 2, 1880 in New York City. Son of Charles Wyman and Frances Lydia (Stanley) Bucklin.

  • Education

    • Graduate Colby Academy, New London, N.H. Bachelor of Laws, Boston University, 1902.

    Career

    • Began in Boston office American Surety Company of New York, 1898, attorney and resident assistant secretary 1902-1908. Private insurance business, 1908-1912. Vice-president and general manager Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, 1912-1914, president, 1914-1923.

      President National Shawmut Bank, 1923-1952, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1952-1957. President Devonshire Financial Service Corporation. President, trustee Shawmut Association.

    Membership

    Member Newcomen Society England, Harvard Museum Association, Beacon Society. Clubsr: Union, Algonquin, Commercial, Brookline Country, Recess (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Helen M. Cobb, June 16, 1908. Children: Charles Melville, Benjamin Langley (adopted).
    • father: Charles Wyman Bucklin
    • mother: Frances Lydia (Stanley) Bucklin
    • spouse: Helen M. Cobb
    • children: Charles Melville Bucklin
    • Benjamin Langley Bucklin (adopted)
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    Born February 2, 1880
    Died April 22, 1965
    (aged 85)
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