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Decourcy Wright Thom

farmer , businessman

Decourcy Wright Thom, farmer, businessman. Member Maryland. Development Commission, Maryland. State Forestry Board, Maryland.-Yorktown Sesqui-centennial Committee; member Executive Committee Friends of Johns Hopkins University Library.; Member advisory board Allegheny Forestry District (Maryland., Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania).

Background

Thom, Decourcy Wright was born on October 14, 1858 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of Joseph Pembroke and Ella L. (Wright) Thom.

Education

University of Virginia, 1876-1880, graduate international and constitutional law, etc., 1880. Course in rhetoric, English literature, psychology, logic and metaphysics, University of Edinburgh, 1880.

Career

World War II Irvine Keyser, of Baltimore, June 14, 1910. Children—Elizabeth Keyser, W. H. DeCourcy Wright. Banker and a stock broker, 1882-1892.

Abandoned active business and moved to country residence, “Blakeford,” in Queen Anne’s Company, Maryland. Established cement branch of Security Cement & Lime Сompany. Vice president Industrial Corporation of Baltimore City.

Director, charter member Continental American Life Insurance Company.

Works

  • Author: A Brief History of Panics in the United States, 1893, 4th edit., 1916. Mid-Summer Motoring in Europe, 1916.

Membership

Member Maryland. Development Commission, Maryland. State Forestry Board, Maryland.-Yorktown Sesqui-centennial Committee. Member Executive Committee Friends of Johns Hopkins University Library.

; Member advisory board Allegheny Forestry District (Maryland., Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania).

Connections

Married Mary Pleasants Gordon, October 29, 1885 (died 1892).; married second, Mistress. Children: Anne Gordon, Mary Gordon.

father:
Joseph Pembroke Thom

mother:
Ella L. (Wright) Thom

spouses:
Mary Pleasants Gordon

Mistress

children:
Anne Gordon Thom

Mary Gordon Thom