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Joseph Florence Abbott

Joseph Florence Abbott, American sugar refining. Served as Lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I.

Background

  • Abbott, Joseph Florence was born on March 3, 1888 in Clarksville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Florence F. and Elizabeth (Boillin) Abbott.

  • Education

    • Graduate Saint Mary’s College. Law study, Georgetown University, 1907-1911.

    Career

    • Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1912, and began practice at Washington. General counsel American Sugar Refining Company, 1926-1929, president, 1929-1953, director, since 1929, Chairman of the Board, 1953-1957. Director American Express Company, Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank.

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I. Clubs: Round Hill (Greenwich, Connecticut).

    Connections

    • Married Laura C. Griswold, June 5, 1920. Children: Charles Griswold, Joseph Alan.
    • father: Florence F. Abbott
    • mother: Elizabeth (Boillin) Abbott
    • spouse: Laura C. Griswold
    • children: Charles Griswold Abbott
    • Joseph Alan Abbott
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    Died November 17, 1961
    (aged 73)
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