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Henry Harold Whitman

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Henry Harold WHITMAN, Argentinian banker.

Background

Whitman, Henry Harold was born on September 7, 1897 in Marlboro, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Carmon Smith and Gertrude (Ruggles) Whitman.

Education

Educated Brown University, Providence (Rhode Island), 1915-1919.

Career

Staff foreign brs. National City Bank, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay, 1919-1941, Argentina, 1941-1950, vice president, New York City, 1950-1962. Director Central Bank Argentina, Argentine Trade Promotion Corporation.

Membership

Member advising committee Export-Import Bank, 1960-1961. Advisory committee Tinker Foundation. Served as Second lieutenant, artillery, United States Army, World War I. Member American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina (president 1943-1945), American Society River Plate (president 1946-1947), Council Foreign Relations, Pan American Society United States (president 1959-1962), National Council American Importers (director 1951-1962), United States Inter-American Council (vice chairman 1954-1962), Bankers’ Association for Foreign Trade (president 1960-1961). Clubs: Metropolitan (treasurer), Brown University (New York City).

Connections

Married Jean Mary Meyer, September 14, 1931. Children: Ralph Eugene, Charles Henry.

father:
Carmon Smith Whitman

mother:
Gertrude (Ruggles) Whitman

spouse:
Jean Mary Meyer

children:
Ralph Eugene Whitman

Charles Henry Whitman