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Louis Cardell Gerry

Louis Cardell Gerry, business executive. Awarded Roger for Civic work, 1945. President Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Certified Public Accountants, New York. Member Rhode Island society Prevention Cruelty to Animals (president 1942-1946), Kappa Sigma.; Mason (33°).

Background

  • Gerry, Louis Cardell was born on September 18, 1884 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Otis Perrin and Jerusha (MacAlister) Gerry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1907. Master of Commercial Science, Tuck School, 1908. Master of Arts (honorary), Brown U., 1947.

      Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Bryant College, 1960.

    Career

    • With Niles & Niles, Certified Public Accountants’s, New York City, 1908-1911, partner, 1915. Treasurer Federal Light & Traction Company, 1912-1914. Partner Bodell & Company, 1916-1942.

      President, director Providence Investors Company, Wauregan Investment Company. Treasurer, director Webster Company. Director Davol Rubber Company, Rhode Island Hospital Trust Company, Pan Handle Eastern Pipe Line Company, Huguton Production Company, Automobile Mutual Insurance Company, Racing, athletic commissioner Rhode Island, 1939-1940.

      Chairman Providence chapter American Red Cross, 1943-1964. Vice chairman Rhode Island Salvage Committee, World World War World War II.

    Membership

    Member Rhode Island society Prevention Cruelty to Animals (president 1942-1946), Kappa Sigma. Mason (33°).; Clubs: Hope, Agawan Hunt (Providence).

    Connections

    • Married Alene Foley, March 6, 1917. Children: Phyllis Ann (Mistress.
    • father: Otis Perrin Gerry
    • mother: Jerusha (MacAlister) Gerry
    • spouse: Alene Foley
    • child: Phyllis Ann (Mrs Gerry
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    Died February 5, 1966
    (aged 81)
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