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David Dwight Douglas


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


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


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


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.


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).


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

Samuel Townsend Douglas

Marion Lucretia (Dwight) Douglas

Josephine Alger

Martha Dwight Douglas

David Dwight Douglas