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Chester Robert Dewey

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Chester Robert Dewey, American banker. Member Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce (past president), American Arbitration Association, S.A.R., American, New York State bar associations, New York State Bankers Association (past president).; Mason (32 degree, Shriner).

Background

Dewey, Chester Robert was born on August 21, 1888 in Mazon, Illinois, United States. Son of Robert Hall and Ida Josephine (Burleigh) Dewey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Illinois, 1908, Bachelor of Laws, 1909.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1910, and began practice with Wilmer, Canfield & Stone, later Satterlee, Canfield & Stone, New York City. Moved to Utica, New York, 1913. Member Dunmore & Ferris, 1916, Dunmore, Ferris & Dewey, 1917-1932.

President Citizens Trust Company, Utica, 1928-1931. Vice chairman First Citizens Bank & Trust Company, Utica, 1931-1933. President Grace National Bank of New York, 1933-1954.

Partner Ferris, Hughes, Dorrance & Groben, 1954-1974. President Homestead Aid Association, Utica, 1929-1933. President Trust Company’s Association New York, 1930-1933.

President Utica Fire Insurance Company, 1955-1971, Chairman of the Board, 1964-1974. Trustee Hamilton College.

Membership

Member Venezuelan Chamber of Commerce (past president), American Arbitration Association, S.A.R., American, New York State bar associations, New York State Bankers Association (past president). Mason (32 degree, Shriner). Clubs: Illini, India House (New York City).

Connections

Married Helen L. Capron, February 1, 1913. Children: Chester Robert (deceased), Frederick Capron (deceased), Helen Elizabeth (Mistress.

father:
Robert Hall Dewey

mother:
Ida Josephine (Burleigh) Dewey

spouse:
Helen L. Capron

children:
Chester Robert Dewey (deceased)

Frederick Capron Dewey (deceased)

Helen Elizabeth (Mrs Dewey