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Meigs H. Whaples

banker

Meigs H. Whaples, American banker.

Background

Whaples, Meigs H. was born on July 16, 1845 in New Britain, Connecticut, United States. Son of Curtis and Elizabeth Meigs (Lusk) Whaples.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

Teller New Britain National Bank, 1861-1863. Teller Mercantile National Bank, Hartford, Connecticut, 1863-1869. Teller, 1872-1878, treasurer, 1878-1888, president 1888-1919, Chairman of the Board since 1919, Hartford-Connecticut Trust Company.

Trustee Society for Savings. Treasurer, director Collins Company. Trustee Scottish Union & National Insurance Company, State Assurance Limited company President and treasurer Connecticut River Bridge and Highway District Commission.

Director finance committee Hartford Hospital Adjunct 1st Regiment, C.N.G., 1866-1868. Served in United States Navy as secretary to Rear Admiral O. S. Glisson and Rear Admiral Charles H. Boggs, European Station, 1869-1872.

Connections

Married Harriet Atwater Hotchkiss, May 15, 1888. Children: Heywood Hotchkiss, Mary Atwater.

father:
Curtis Whaples

mother:
Elizabeth Meigs (Lusk) Whaples

spouse:
Harriet Atwater Hotchkiss

children:
Heywood Hotchkiss Whaples

Mary Atwater Whaples