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Francis Douglas Cochrane

Francis Douglas Cochrane, oil industry executive, investment banker.


  • Cochrane, Francis Douglas was born on June 28, 1877 in Prides Crossing, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Alexander and Mary Russell (Sullivan) Cochrane.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education Groton (Massachusetts) School. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1899.


    • Began as clerk with Stone & Webster, 1900. With Eastern Exploration Company, 1903-1906. Then with Cochrane Chemical Company.

      Founder Cochrane, Harper & Company, investment bankers. Later Chairman of the Board N.E. Oil Refining Company Home: 257 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston Master of Arts*‡.


    • Married Ramelle McKay Frost, of Charleston, South Carolina., December 17, 1908. Children: Alexander, Mary McKay, Ramelle, F. Douglas.
    • father: Alexander Cochrane
    • mother: Mary Russell (Sullivan) Cochrane
    • spouse: Ramelle McKay Frost
    • children: Alexander Cochrane
    • Mary McKay Cochrane
    • Ramelle Cochrane
    • F. Douglas Cochrane
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