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Edwin Gould

transportation executive , philanthropist

Edwin Gould, American transportation executive, philanthropist. member Troop A, and later capt.

Background

Gould, Edwin was born on February 26, 1866 in New York, United States. Son of Jay and Helen Day (Miller) Gould.

Education

Student Columbia, class of ’88.

Career

Doctor George F. Shrady, October 27, 1892. Was member Troop A, and later captain and inspector of rifle practice, 71st Regiment Ngakkan Nyaagu. Supply sergeant Troop A, Squadron A, New York.G., 1917-1918.

Major ordnance officer, 1st Brigade, New York.G., 1918. Secretary St. Louis, Arkansas & Texas Railway, 1888, until reorganized, 1891, as the St. Louis Southwestern, of which was vice-president, later president and Chairman of the Board, then senior vice president. Organized in 1894, the Continental Match Company, which was consolidated with the Diamond Match Company, 1899.

President Bowling Green Trust Company of New York until merged with the Equitable Trust Company. Director Pine Bluff, Arkansas, River Railway, Paragould Southeastern Railway. Helped establish homes and foundations for underprivileged children.

The most noteworthy of these were the Edwin Gould Foundation for Children, Hopewell Society of Brooklyn, and Berkshire Industrial Farms, Canaan, New New York Home: New York, New York.

Membership

Member Troop A, and later capt.

Connections

Married Sarah Cantine, d.

father:
Jay Gould

mother:
Helen Day (Miller) Gould

spouse:
Sarah Cantine