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David Dwight Douglas

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David Dwight Douglas, American banker. Served as Lieutenant, captain, Air Service, United States Army, World War I; Member Book and Snake Society.

Background

Douglas, David Dwight was born on December 25, 1891 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Samuel Townsend and Marion Lucretia (Dwight) Douglas.

Education

Preparatory education, Detroit University school and Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut. Bachelor of Science, Sheffield Scientific School (Yale), 1914.

Career

Began with Detroit Trust Company, 1914. Secretary 1st National Company of Detroit, 1919-1921, vice president, 1921-1924, president, 1924-1929, Chairman of the Board, 1929-1930. Vice president First National Bank in Detroit, 1922-1926, acting president, 1926, president, 1927-1931.

Vice president Detroit Bankers Company, 1931-1932. Owner of the Industrial Coating Engineers of Detroit. Executive vice president and director Grosse Pointe Bank, Commonwealth Brass Corporation.

Director Michigan Consolidated Gas Company.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant, captain, Air Service, United States Army, World War I. Member Book and Snake Society. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Athletic, Yondotega, Grosse Pointe Country (Detroit), Bohemian (San Francisco), California (Los Angeles), River, Racquet, Yale, The Leash (New York City).

Connections

Married Josephine Alger. Children: Martha Dwight, David Dwight.

father:
Samuel Townsend Douglas

mother:
Marion Lucretia (Dwight) Douglas

spouse:
Josephine Alger

children:
Martha Dwight Douglas

David Dwight Douglas