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Andrew D. Baird

banker

Andrew D. Baird, British banker. member Gill & Baird, stone cutters, 1867.

Background

Baird, Andrew D. was born on October 14, 1839 in Kelso, Scotland. Son of Andrew Baird.

Education

Apprenticed to stone cutter’s trade. Became member Gill & Baird, stone cutters, 1867. President Williamsburg Savings Bank, Andrew D. Baird & Sons.

Enlisted in 79th New York Vols., May 13, 1861, serving throughout Civil War. Commander 79th New York Vols., May 1864. Twice candidate for mayor of Brooklyn.

President Industrial School of Brooklyn. Director Brooklyn Public Library.

Career

President Williamsburg Savings Bank, Andrew D. Baird & Sons. President Industrial School of Brooklyn. Director Brooklyn Pub.

Membership

Member Gill & Baird, stone cutters, 1867.

Connections

Married Mary Warner, 1866. Married second, Catherine Lamb, 1882.

father:
Andrew Baird. Baird

spouses:
Mary Warner

Catherine Lamb