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Francis Abbot Goodhue

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Francis Abbot Goodhue, American banker. Member New York Banking Board, 1942-1949. Trustee Phillips Academy, Andover, 1935-1958; member Interallied Committee for War Purchases and Finance, London, 1918. Chairman American Bankers commission on international negotiations for settlement short-term German credits, 1934-1935.; Member French Legion of Honor, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Goodhue, Francis Abbot was born on June 14, 1883 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Francis Abbot and Elizabeth Johnston (Cushing) Goodhue.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1906. Studied law same university, 1 year.

Career

Began as messenger First National Bank, Boston, 1907. President Brookline Trust Company, 1912. Vice president First National Bank, Boston, 1913-1921 (estab.

Buenos Aires branch, 1917). Organized French-American Banking Corporation, 1919, director 1919-1921. President International Acceptance Bank.

New York, 1921-1931; president Bank of The Manhattan Company 1931-1948. President Bank of Manhattan Safe Deposit Company, 1931-1948. Trustee, Bank for Savings 1949-1956.

Director, chairman trust committee Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1948-1955. Member trust advising committee Chase Manhattan Bank, since 1956. Director, member Executive Committee Foreign Bondholders Protective Council.

New York, 1950-1956; director B.& O. R.R., 1946-1949, 1955-1962.

Membership

Member New York Banking Board, 1942-1949. Trustee Phillips Academy, Andover, 1935-1958. Member Interallied Committee for War Purchases and Finance, London, 1918.

Chairman American Bankers commission on international negotiations for settlement short-term German credits, 1934-1935. Member French Legion of Honor, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Harvard, Rockaway Hunting, Union League.

Connections

Married to Nora Forbes Thayer, January 2, 1913. Children: Francis Abbot, Phoebe Thayer (Mistress.

father:
Francis Abbot Goodhue

mother:
Elizabeth Johnston (Cushing) Goodhue

spouse:
to Nora Forbes Thayer

children:
Francis Abbot Goodhue

Phoebe Thayer (Mrs Goodhue