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Thomas M. Steele

Thomas M. Steele, American lawyer, banker. Member American and Connecticut State bar associations, American Society International Law, Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Steele, Thomas M. was born on December 4, 1878 in Geneva, New York, United States. Son of Charles A. and Gertrude E. (Hawkes) Steele.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Trinity College, Connecticut, 1902. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1905. Doctor of Laws, Hobart, 1934.

    Career

    • Practiced in New York City, 1905-1906. Claims attorney, New York,N.H.&H. Railroad Company, New Haven, 1906-1907. Became connected with Watrous & Day, New Haven, 1907 admitted to firm, 1912.

      Chairman of the board First National Bank & Trust Company of New Haven. Director Geometric Tool Company, New Haven Savings Bank. Member federal advisory council for First Federal Reserve District, 1932-1940.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American and Connecticut State bar associations, American Society International Law, Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Graduate, Quinnipiack, New Haven Country.

    Connections

    • Married Edla Lansing Stout, September 10, 1907.
    • father: Charles A. Steele
    • mother: Gertrude E. (Hawkes) Steele
    • spouse: Edla Lansing Stout
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    Born December 4, 1878
    Died July 29, 1944
    (aged 65)
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