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Gilbert W. Chapman

Gilbert W. Chapman, business executive.


  • Chapman, Gilbert W. was born on May 24, 1902 in Woodmere, Long Island. Son of Henry Otis and Harriet M. (Murphey) Chapman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Sheffield Science School, Yale, 1924. Doctor of Laws, Roanoke College, 1959.


    • ; children—Harriet W. (Mistress H. Worthington Kalt), Gilbert W. Married second, Elizabeth Fuller (former Mistress Charles B. Goodspeed), October 28, 1950. With engineering staff American Water Works & Electric Company, 1924-1927, assistant treasurer, 1927-1935, treasurer, 1935-1943, vice president, 1943-1947, president, 1947-1948.

      Vice president charge finance Yale & Towne Manufacturing Company, 1948-1949, president, 1949-1960, retired, 1960. Then president, director Sutton Place South Corporation Honorary board directors Lincoln Center Performing Arts. Honorary trustee New York Public Library.


    Clubs: Racquet and Tennis (New York City).


    • Married Katherine Bright, March 21, 1925 (deceased.; married second, Elizabeth Fuller (former Mistress. Children: Harriet W. (Mistress.
    • father: Henry Otis Chapman
    • mother: Harriet M. (Murphey) Chapman
    • spouses: Katherine Bright
    • Elizabeth Fuller
    • child: Harriet W. (Mrs Chapman
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    Born March 24, 1902
    Died December 16, 1979
    (aged 77)