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Francis Abbot Goodhue

Francis Abbot Goodhue, American banker. Member New York Banking Board, 1942-1949. Trustee Phillips Academy, Andover, 1935-1958; member Interallied Committee for War Purchases and Finance, London, 1918. Chairman American Bankers commission on international negotiations for settlement short-term German credits, 1934-1935.; Member French Legion of Honor, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

  • Goodhue, Francis Abbot was born on June 14, 1883 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Francis Abbot and Elizabeth Johnston (Cushing) Goodhue.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1906. Studied law same university, 1 year.

    Career

    • Began as messenger First National Bank, Boston, 1907. President Brookline Trust Company, 1912. Vice president First National Bank, Boston, 1913-1921 (estab.

      Buenos Aires branch, 1917). Organized French-American Banking Corporation, 1919, director 1919-1921. President International Acceptance Bank.

      New York, 1921-1931; president Bank of The Manhattan Company 1931-1948. President Bank of Manhattan Safe Deposit Company, 1931-1948. Trustee, Bank for Savings 1949-1956.

      Director, chairman trust committee Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1948-1955. Member trust advising committee Chase Manhattan Bank, since 1956. Director, member Executive Committee Foreign Bondholders Protective Council.

      New York, 1950-1956; director B.& O. R.R., 1946-1949, 1955-1962.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member New York Banking Board, 1942-1949. Trustee Phillips Academy, Andover, 1935-1958. Member Interallied Committee for War Purchases and Finance, London, 1918.

    Chairman American Bankers commission on international negotiations for settlement short-term German credits, 1934-1935. Member French Legion of Honor, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Harvard, Rockaway Hunting, Union League.

    Connections

    • Married to Nora Forbes Thayer, January 2, 1913. Children: Francis Abbot, Phoebe Thayer (Mistress.
    • father: Francis Abbot Goodhue
    • mother: Elizabeth Johnston (Cushing) Goodhue
    • spouse: to Nora Forbes Thayer
    • children: Francis Abbot Goodhue
    • Phoebe Thayer (Mrs Goodhue
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    Died June 9, 1963
    (aged 79)
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