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Henry Smith Bowers

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Henry Smith Bowers, American banker.

Background

Bowers, Henry Smith was born on May 7, 1878 in Arlington Heights, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Benton and Laura Rebecca (Smith) Bowers.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1900.

Career

Began with Goldman Sachs & Company. New York City, 1899, partner from 1915. Director S. H. Kress & Company, The Jewel Tea Company, Inc., Champion Paper and Fibre Company, United Biscuit Company, of America, Minneapolis-Moline Power Implement Company, Kelsey-Hayes Wheel Company, Detroit, Michigan Trustee Tuskegee Institute.

Trustee, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York City. Member board of managers State Charities Aid Association New York. Director Andrew Freedman Home, New York City.

Membership

Clubs: Harvard, University (New York).

Connections

Married Margaret Thomas, October 31, 1905. Children: William Benton II, Margaret (Mistress.

father:
William Benton Bowers

mother:
Laura Rebecca (Smith) Bowers

spouse:
Margaret Thomas

children:
William Benton II Bowers

Margaret (Mrs Bowers