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Broker , mason

Charles Richard Gay was an American broker and mason.


Gay, Charles Richard was born on September 14, 1875 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of Charles Abram and Anna Mitchell (Campbell) Gay.


Student in public schools, Brooklyn, 1881-1889. Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1889-1894. Honorary Doctor of Science, Dickinson College, 1937.


William Campbell. Clerk Faulkner, Page & Company, 1894-1896, Associated Manufacturers Insurance Company, 1896-1898. Partner Barber & Ziegler, wholesale coal, 1898-1901.

Assistant secretary Long Island Loan & Trust Company, 1901-1911. Member of New York Stock Exchange since 1911, governor, 1923-1935, president 1935-1938. Partner Gude, Winmill & Company.

Trustee Dime Savings Bank, Packer Collegiate Institute of Brooklyn, New York Trustee Drew U. (Madison, New Jersey), Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Mechanical Engineering Hospital (Brooklyn), Brooklyn Association for Improving Condition of the Poor.


People need to grow in relationship with God, whose love constantly prompts to transform people.


God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.


A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.


Mason.; Clubs: The Lunch.


Married Jennie Campbell Bowdish, October 26, 1898.

Charles Abram Gay

Anna Mitchell (Campbell) Gay

Jennie Campbell Bowdish