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Murray Sargent

Murray Sargent, business executive. Member American Hardware Manufacturers Association (vice president, 1919-1920), Greater New York Hospital Association (president, 1947-1948), St. Andrews Society of New New York.

Background

  • Sargent, Murray was born on August 30, 1884 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of Henry Bradford and Harriet Amelia (Oaks) Sargent.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale 1905.

    Career

    • With Sargent and Company, manufacturers since 1907, secretary, 1917-1935, director, 1927-1947, president, 1942-1944, Chairman of the Board since 1944. Director 1st National Bank, New Haven, Connecticut, 1927-1934. Administrator New York Hospital, 1934-1944, director, 1945-1948, honorary member of the Board of Governors, Society New York Hospital, since 1948.

      Trustee Associate Hospital Service (Blue Cross Plan), 1945-1956, Chief of hardware and handtool section War Industries Board, Washington, World War I. President Blood Transfusion Association. Honorary trustee Knickerbocker Hospital, New York City, since 1950.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Hardware Manufacturers Association (vice president, 1919-1920), Greater New York Hospital Association (president, 1947-1948), St. Andrews Society of New New York. Clubs: Yale, University (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Hale Cunningham, January 18, 1913. Children: Murray, James Cunningham, Henry Bradford, John Moffat.
    • father: Henry Bradford Sargent
    • mother: Harriet Amelia (Oaks) Sargent
    • spouse: Mary Hale Cunningham
    • children: Murray Sargent
    • James Cunningham Sargent
    • Henry Bradford Sargent
    • John Moffat Sargent
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    Born August 30, 1884
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