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Charles Warren Lippitt

Charles Warren Lippitt, American governor.

Background

  • Lippitt, Charles Warren was born on October 8, 1846 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Governor Henry and Mary Ann (Balch) Lippitt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Brown U., 1865. Studied under private tutors, 1865-1868. Traveled in America and Europe.

    Career

    • Treasurer Silver Spring Bleaching and Dyeing Company, 1871-1903. President Social Manufacturing Company, 1891-1901, Rhode Island National Bank, 1896-1901. Vice president United National Bank, 1901-1908.

      President Franklin Lyceum, 1875-1876. Colonel and chief of personal staff of his father, 1875-1876. Chairman Rhode Island Republican Convention, 1894.

      Governor of Rhode Island, 1895-1897. President Providence Board of Trade, 1881-1882. Vice president National Board of Trade, 1880.

      President Providence Commercial Club, 1883-1884. Home: Providence, R.I.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret B. Farnum, February 23, 1886.
    • father: Governor Henry Lippitt
    • mother: Mary Ann (Balch) Lippitt
    • spouse: Margaret B. Farnum
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    Died April 4, 1924
    (aged 77)
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