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Murray Danforth Lincoln

Murray Danforth Lincoln, American bank executive. Decorated Grand Official Order of Merit of Republic (Italy). Member advisory council of the Peace Corps, since 1961. Past president Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, now Chairman of the Board; Member Lambda Chi Alpha.

Background

  • Lincoln, Murray Danforth was born on April 18, 1892 in Raynham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Minot J. and Helen S. (Andrews) Lincoln.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1914. Doctor of Laws, St. Francis Xavier U., 1953. Doctor of Agriculture, U. Massachusetts, 1954.

    Career

    • One of first county agricultural agts. in N.E., and the first in Connecticut. Organized one of first coöperative milk distributing plants in N.E., at Brockton, Massachusetts, 1916. Agricultural agent Society for Savings Bank, Cleveland, O., 1917-1920.

      Executive secretary Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, 1920-1948. Former president, general manager Nationwide Insurance Companies, retired 1964. Now director Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company, Nationwide Life Insurance Company, Nationwide General Insurance Company, Allegheny Corporation, New York Central R.R., Life Insurance Investors, Inc., Investors Diversified Services, Inc.

    Membership

    Member advisory council of the Peace Corps, since 1961. Past president Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, now Chairman of the Board. Member Lambda Chi Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Anne S. Hurst, October 1915.
    • father: Minot J. Lincoln
    • mother: Helen S. (Andrews) Lincoln
    • spouse: Anne S. Hurst
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    Died November 7, 1966
    (aged 74)
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