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Francis Henshaw Dewey

Francis H. DEWEY, American Chairman of Commissioners, City Hospital Fund. Member of American Antiquarian Society; Colonial Society of Massachusetts; Worcester Fire Society; Kappa Alpha; Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Dewey, Francis Henshaw was born on March 23, 1856 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Francis H. and Sarah B. (Tufts) Dewey.

  • Education

    • St. Marks School. Southborough, Massachusetts, 1868, Master of Arts, 1879. Harvard College Law School, Bachelor of Laws, 1878.

    Career

    • President, Mechanics National Bank of Worcester, 1888, Chairman, Board of Director, 1920. Director of Worcester Consolidated Street Railway Company, 1893, President, 1898. Chairman of Board, 1919: Director of Worcester Gas Light Company, 1889.

      Trustee and on Board of Investment, Worcester Mechanic Savings Bank, 1888. President, Norwich and Worcester Railroad Company, 1888. President New London Northern Railroad Company.

      Trustee of New England Investment and Securities Company. Director, New England Telephone and Telegraph Company, 1906. Director, Massachusetts Banking and Insurance Company, 1908.

      V-President, Clark University, 1904. Treasurer, Clark Information Technology. of Worcester, Massachusetts, 1909. Trustee of Williams College, 1917.

      Trustee and V-President, Worcester Art Museum, 1895, President, 1918. Chairman, Board of Commissioners, City Hospital Fund, Worcester, Massachusetts. V. -President, Memorial Hospital.

      Pres,, Home for Aged Men. Trustee of School for Feeble-Minded, Waverly, Massachusetts. Director of Associated Charities.

    Membership

    Member of American Antiquarian Society. Colonial Society of Massachusetts. Worcester Fire Society.

    Kappa Alpha; Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Worcester, Tatnuck Country, University (New York), Union (Boston). Point Judith Country, (Narragansett, Rhode Island).
    • Member of American Antiquarian Society. Colonial Society of Massachusetts. Worcester Fire Society. Kappa Alpha; Phi Beta Kappa Clubs: Worcester, Tatnuck Country, University (New York), Union (Boston). Point Judith Country, (Narragansett, Rhode Island).

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    • Married Lizzie Davis Bliss, December 12, 1878. Children: Elizabeth Bliss, Francis Henshaw.
    • father: Francis H. Dewey
    • mother: Sarah B. (Tufts) Dewey
    • spouse: Lizzie Davis Bliss
    • children: Elizabeth Bliss Dewey
    • Francis Henshaw Dewey
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    Died April 20, 1933
    (aged 77)
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