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David Dwight Douglas

David Dwight Douglas, American banker. Served as Lieutenant, captain, Air Service, United States Army, World War I; Member Book and Snake Society.


  • Douglas, David Dwight was born on December 25, 1891 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Samuel Townsend and Marion Lucretia (Dwight) Douglas.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, Detroit University school and Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut. Bachelor of Science, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), 1914.


    • Began with Detroit Trust Company, 1914. Secretary 1st National Company of Detroit, 1919-1921, vice president, 1921-1924, president, 1924-1929, Chairman of the Board, 1929-1930. Vice president First National Bank in Detroit, 1922-1926, acting president, 1926, president, 1927-1931.

      Vice president Detroit Bankers Company, 1931-1932. Owner of the Industrial Coating Engineers of Detroit. Executive vice president and director Grosse Pointe Bank, Commonwealth Brass Corporation.

      Director Michigan Consolidated Gas Company.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Served as Lieutenant, captain, Air Service, United States Army, World War I. Member Book and Snake Society. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Athletic, Yondotega, Grosse Pointe Country (Detroit), Bohemian (San Francisco), California (Los Angeles), River, Racquet, Yale, The Leash (New York City).


    • Married Josephine Alger. Children: Martha Dwight, David Dwight.
    • father: Samuel Townsend Douglas
    • mother: Marion Lucretia (Dwight) Douglas
    • spouse: Josephine Alger
    • children: Martha Dwight Douglas
    • David Dwight Douglas
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    Born December 25, 1891
    Died July 23, 1951
    (aged 59)