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Arthur F. Douglas

Arthur F. Douglas, American hotel executive, lawyer. Member Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

  • Douglas, Arthur F. was born on October 14, 1902 in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. Son of William and Julia (Fiske) Douglas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Whitman College, 1924, Doctor of Laws, 1944. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1927.

    Career

    • Admitted to New York bar, 1928. Practiced law with Root, Clark, Buckner & Ballantine, corporate attys., New York City, 1927-1937. Became secretary-treasurer Hotels Statler Company, Inc., 1937, director 1938, executive vice president and treasurer, 1939, president, 1945-1954.

      President, director New York Hotel Statler, Statler Studios, Inc., Statler Management, Inc., Statler California Corporation. Secretary-treasurer, director Buffalo Jenny Company, Inc. Trustee Dollar Savings Bank of New York.

      Director Sydney Blumenthal & Company.

    Membership

    Member Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Bronxville (New York) Field (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Florence N. Peebles, January 5, 1927. Children: Florence Noble, Nancy Archibald, Mary Alexander.
    • father: William Douglas
    • mother: Julia (Fiske) Douglas
    • spouse: Florence N. Peebles
    • children: Florence Noble Douglas
    • Nancy Archibald Douglas
    • Mary Alexander Douglas
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    Died March 9, 1956
    (aged 53)
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