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Arthur Stone Dewing

utilities executive

Arthur Stone Dewing, American utilities executive.


Dewing, Arthur Stone was born on April 16, 1880 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Hamlet and Eliza Williams Stone (Paine) Dewing.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1902, A.M., 1903, Doctor of Philosophy., 1905. Postgraduate U. Munich, Germany.


Assistant in philosophy, Harvard, 1902-1911, instructor in economics, 1911-1912, 1919-1920, assistant professor economics, 1920-1922, associate professor finance, 1922-1927, professor, 1927-1933. President Portland, Chatham, Hazardville and Jewett City Water companies, Illinois Gas Company, Eastern Illinois Gas & Securities Company, Pinetum, Inc. (N.H.), Wetmore Gas Producing Company.

President Granite State Gas & Elec. Company, Edward Durant Investment Company. Board directors Fall River Gas Company, Keene N.H. Sentinel Public Company, others.

Chairman Old Colony R.R. Bondholders Protective Committee.


  • Author books including: Life as Reality, 1910. Corporate Promotions and Reorganization, 1914, Reprinted in American Life and Culture, 1969. Financial Policy of Corporations, 1920, 5th review edit.


  • The Corporation—A Study of Its Financial Structure, 1934.


Member of board of visitors classical art Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Fellow American Academy Arts, Sciences, American Numismatic Society (Greek numismatics (past president), Royal Numismatic Society. Member The American Friends of Greece, Massachusetts History Society, N.E. History Genealogical Society, Massachusetts Society Mayflower Descendants, Society for Preservation of N.E. Antiquities (past president), Archeological Institute American (past president Boston society).


Married Frances Hall Rousmaniere, June 3, 1910. Children: Mary Stone (Mistress.

Charles Hamlet Dewing

Eliza Williams Stone (Paine) Dewing

Frances Hall Rousmaniere

Mary Stone (Mrs Dewing