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Hermann Frederick Clarke

Hermann Frederick Clarke, American investment banker. Member Massachusetts History Society, American Antiquarian Society, Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Essex Institute.

Background

  • Clarke, Hermann Frederick was born on March 29, 1882 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Arthur French and Mary Rice (Leslie) Clarke.

  • Education

    • Graduate Boston Latin School, 1901. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1905.

    Career

    • Clerk, New England Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1905-1907. With South Dakot Loring & Son, 1907-1909. With Estabrook & corporation since January 1, 1909, becoming partner, 1922.

      Dir Bigelow & Dowse Company, O.S. Walker Company. Vitrified Wheel Company President and trustee, Home for Aged Couples. Treasurer and member board of trustees, Children’s Hospital (Boston).

      Trustee Brookline Public Library. Member Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society Director Bostonian Society. Town meeting member of Town of Brookline.

    Works

    • Author: John Coney, Silversmith, 1932. Jeremiah Dummer
    • Colonial Craftsman and Merchant, 1935. John Hull, A Builder of the Bay Colony, 1940.

      Also various papers on history subjects.

    Membership

    Member Massachusetts History Society, American Antiquarian Society, Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Essex Institute. Clubs: Odd Volumes (Boston).

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Locke Johnson, June 10, 1914. Children: Barbara Locke (wife of Doctor Nelson Hastings), Mary Elizabeth (Mistress.
    • father: Arthur French Clarke
    • mother: Mary Rice (Leslie) Clarke
    • spouse: Dorothy Locke Johnson
    • children: Barbara Locke Clarke (wife of Doctor Nelson Hastings)
    • Mary Elizabeth (Mrs Clarke
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    Born March 29, 1882
    Died October 29, 1947
    (aged 65)
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