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Joseph Florence Abbott

sugar refining.

Joseph Florence Abbott, American sugar refining. Served as Lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I.

Background

Abbott, Joseph Florence was born on March 3, 1888 in Clarksville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Florence F. and Elizabeth (Boillin) Abbott.

Education

Graduate Saint Mary’s College. Law study, Georgetown University, 1907-1911.

Career

Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1912, and began practice at Washington. General counsel American Sugar Refining Company, 1926-1929, president, 1929-1953, director, since 1929, Chairman of the Board, 1953-1957. Director American Express Company, Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I. Clubs: Round Hill (Greenwich, Connecticut).

Connections

Married Laura C. Griswold, June 5, 1920. Children: Charles Griswold, Joseph Alan.

father:
Florence F. Abbott

mother:
Elizabeth (Boillin) Abbott

spouse:
Laura C. Griswold

children:
Charles Griswold Abbott

Joseph Alan Abbott