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Laurence Ballard Robbins

Laurence Ballard Robbins, American assistant secretary of the treasury. Served as major Field Artillery, 42d (Rainbow) Division, Advertising Educational Foundation, 1917-1919.

Background

  • Robbins, Laurence Ballard was born on December 18, 1887 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Frank A. and Fanny (Goodrich) Robbins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1908.

    Career

    • Mining engineer, 1908-1910. With Crane Brothers, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1910-1911, American Writing Paper Company, 1911-1915. Treasurer Bestwall Manufacturing Company, 1915-1921.

      With Northern Trust Company, Chicago, 1921-1952, vice president, 1926-1952. Deputy administrator Reconstruction Finance Corporation Washington, 1953, administrator, 1954. Assistant secretary treasury, since 1954.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served as major Field Artillery, 42d (Rainbow) Division, Advertising Educational Foundation, 1917-1919. Clubs: Chicago, Yale, Commercial, Attic (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Granger Farwell, July 1, 1922. Children: Sarah Farwell II, Olive Farwell, Laurence.
    • father: Frank A Robbins
    • mother: Fanny (Goodrich) Robbins
    • Wife: Sarah Granger Farwell
    • Daughter: Sarah Farwell II
    • Son: Laurence
    • Daughter: Olive Farwell
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    Born December 18, 1887
    Died October, 1965
    (aged 77)
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