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Charles Warren Lippitt

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Charles Warren Lippitt, American governor.

Background

Lippitt, Charles Warren was born on October 8, 1846 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Governor Henry and Mary Ann (Balch) Lippitt.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Brown U., 1865. Studied under private tutors, 1865-1868. Traveled in America and Europe.

Career

Treasurer Silver Spring Bleaching and Dyeing Company, 1871-1903. President Social Manufacturing Company, 1891-1901, Rhode Island National Bank, 1896-1901. Vice president United National Bank, 1901-1908.

President Franklin Lyceum, 1875-1876. Colonel and chief of personal staff of his father, 1875-1876. Chairman Rhode Island Republican Convention, 1894.

Governor of Rhode Island, 1895-1897. President Providence Board of Trade, 1881-1882. Vice president National Board of Trade, 1880.

President Providence Commercial Club, 1883-1884. Home: Providence, R.I.

Connections

Married Margaret B. Farnum, February 23, 1886.

father:
Governor Henry Lippitt

mother:
Mary Ann (Balch) Lippitt

spouse:
Margaret B. Farnum