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Daniel Butler Fearing

Daniel Butler Fearing, American mayor. Member Rhode Island Inland Fish Commission, since 1910(vice president 1912-1917, president since 1917).; Mason.

Background

  • Fearing, Daniel Butler was born on August 14, 1859 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Henry Seymour and Serena Mason (Jones) Fearing.

  • Education

    • Educated St. Mark’s School, Southboro, Massachusetts, and Harvard, class of 1882 (honorary Master of Arts, 1911).

    Career

    • Woodhull and Frances (Hoffman) Strong, of New York, June 22, 1912. School commissioner, Newport, 1891, alderman, 1892, 1893, mayor, 1894, and member of council from 4th ward, 1909-1912.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Rhode Island Inland Fish Commission, since 1910(vice president 1912-1917, president since 1917).

    Connections

    • Married Henrietta Strong, January 12, 1887 (died 1908). Married second, Charlotte, d.
    • father: Henry Seymour Fearing
    • mother: Serena Mason (Jones) Fearing
    • spouses: Henrietta Strong
    • Charlotte
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    Died March 26, 1918
    (aged 58)
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