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Louis Cardell Gerry

business executive.

Louis Cardell Gerry, business executive. Awarded Roger for Civic work, 1945. President Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. Certified Public Accountants, New York. Member Rhode Island society Prevention Cruelty to Animals (president 1942-1946), Kappa Sigma.; Mason (33°).

Background

Gerry, Louis Cardell was born on September 18, 1884 in Fall River, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Otis Perrin and Jerusha (MacAlister) Gerry.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1907. Master of Commercial Science, Tuck School, 1908. Master of Arts (honorary), Brown U., 1947.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Bryant College, 1960.

Career

With Niles & Niles, Certified Public Accountants’s, New York City, 1908-1911, partner, 1915. Treasurer Federal Light & Traction Company, 1912-1914. Partner Bodell & Company, 1916-1942.

President, director Providence Investors Company, Wauregan Investment Company. Treasurer, director Webster Company. Director Davol Rubber Company, Rhode Island Hospital Trust Company, Pan Handle Eastern Pipe Line Company, Huguton Production Company, Automobile Mutual Insurance Company, Racing, athletic commissioner Rhode Island, 1939-1940.

Chairman Providence chapter American Red Cross, 1943-1964. Vice chairman Rhode Island Salvage Committee, World World War World War II.

Membership

Member Rhode Island society Prevention Cruelty to Animals (president 1942-1946), Kappa Sigma. Mason (33°).; Clubs: Hope, Agawan Hunt (Providence).

Connections

Married Alene Foley, March 6, 1917. Children: Phyllis Ann (Mistress.

father:
Otis Perrin Gerry

mother:
Jerusha (MacAlister) Gerry

spouse:
Alene Foley

child:
Phyllis Ann (Mrs Gerry