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Charles Folsom Hatfield

Charles Folsom Hatfield, oil industry executive, fraternal organization administrator. Member International Association Convention Bureaus (ex-president), National Association Commercial Organisation Sections and over 100 nat., state civic and commercial orgns.; Member Chamber of Commerce of the United States; Mason. Church organist more than 25 years Leader in effort to establish a United States travel commission.

Background

  • Hatfield, Charles Folsom was born on May 2, 1862 in Warren, Ohio, United States. Son of Deming Niles and Adelia M. (Gay) Hatfield.

  • Education

    • Education high school, Cleveland, O. Student organ under Professor Frank Bassett, president Cleveland Conservatory of Music.

    Career

    • With Standard Oil Corporation, Cleveland and New York, 1881-1889, Waters-Pierce Oil Corporation (S.O. Company subdivision), St. Louis, 1889-1904. Founder, and secretary Western Review (fraternal publn.), St. Louis and Chicago, 1904-1922. Eastern representative San Francisco Exposition, 1913-1915.

      Secretary St. Louis Convention, Publicity and Tourist Bureau, since 1916. Prominent many years in fraternal orgns. Secretary and treasurer Missouri Fraternal Congress 11 years Prominent officially in Louisiana Pur.

      Exposition and secretary National Fraternal Sanitarium for Tuberculosis.

    Membership

    Member International Association Convention Bureaus (ex-president), National Association Commercial Organisation Sections and over 100 nat., state civic and commercial orgns. Member Chamber of Commerce of the United States. Mason. Church organist more than 25 years Leader in effort to establish a United States travel commission.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Williams, October 1, 1885.
    • father: Deming Niles Hatfield
    • mother: Adelia M. (Gay) Hatfield
    • spouse: Mary Williams
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    Born March 2, 1862
    Died June, 1939
    (aged 77)
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