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Harry Boit Freeman

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Harry Boit Freeman, American banker. Served with Air corpus, United States army, World War I.

Background

Freeman, Harry Boit was born on October 17, 1896 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Franklin W. and Helen (Boit) Freeman.

Education

Graduate Cheshire Academy. Student of University Washington, 1915-1916, Yale, 1919.

Career

Resident partner Whiting, Weeks & Knowles, 1933-1942. Trust officer Providence National Bank, 1942-1945, vice president, 1945-1947. President Phenix National Bank, 1947-1952.

Director, executive vice president Rhode Island Hospital Trust Company, 1953-1957. President, 1958-1963, Chairman of the Board, 1963-1969. Chairman of the Board Providence Journal Company.

Director Providence Gas Company, Providence Mutual Insurance Company, Fields PT Manufacturing Company Chairman Community Fund, 1952. Vice president United Fund, 1954-1956, president, 1959-1961.

Membership

Served with Air corpus, United States army, World War I.

Connections

Married Theodora Hollander, October 10, 1925. Children: Harry B., Willard C., Peter B. With Harris Forbes & Company.

father:
Franklin W. Freeman

mother:
Helen (Boit) Freeman

spouse:
Theodora Hollander

children:
Harry B. Freeman

Willard C. Freeman

Peter B. With Harris Forbes & Co Freeman