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Harry Boit Freeman

Harry Boit Freeman, American banker. Served with Air corpus, United States army, World War I.


  • Freeman, Harry Boit was born on October 17, 1896 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Franklin W. and Helen (Boit) Freeman.

  • Education

    • Graduate Cheshire Academy. Student of University Washington, 1915-1916, Yale, 1919.


    • Resident partner Whiting, Weeks & Knowles, 1933-1942. Trust officer Providence National Bank, 1942-1945, vice president, 1945-1947. President Phenix National Bank, 1947-1952.

      Director, executive vice president Rhode Island Hospital Trust Company, 1953-1957. President, 1958-1963, Chairman of the Board, 1963-1969. Chairman of the Board Providence Journal Company.

      Director Providence Gas Company, Providence Mutual Insurance Company, Fields PT Manufacturing Company Chairman Community Fund, 1952. Vice president United Fund, 1954-1956, president, 1959-1961.


    Served with Air corpus, United States army, World War I.


    • Married Theodora Hollander, October 10, 1925. Children: Harry B., Willard C., Peter B. With Harris Forbes & Company.
    • father: Franklin W. Freeman
    • mother: Helen (Boit) Freeman
    • spouse: Theodora Hollander
    • children: Harry B. Freeman
    • Willard C. Freeman
    • Peter B. With Harris Forbes & Co Freeman
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    Born October 17, 1896
    Died April 27, 1976
    (aged 79)