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Oliver Hazard Perry Baldwin


Oliver Hazard Perry Baldwin, American banker.


Baldwin, Oliver Hazard Perry was born on February 26, 1904 in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Edward and Marianne Moseley (Perry) Baldwin.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1927. Graduate Rutgers University Graduate School Banking, 1943.


Assistant cashier National Shawmut Bank, Boston, 1930-1944. Vice president First National Bank of Akron, O., 1944-1946. Senior vice president, Director Farmers Bank of State of Delaware, Wilmington, 1946-1959, Chairman of the Board, president, 1959-1971, honorary chairman, 1971-1972.

President Mulco Products, Inc., 1953-1955, director, 1953-1973. President, director Kent Real Estate Corporation, 1959-1966. Director Rollins Leasing Corporation, Dover Builders, Inc., Newark Realestate & Insurance Company, Benjamin F. Shaw Company, Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Continental American Life Insurance Budd Chem Company, Delaware News.

President, Wilmington Clearing House Association, 1950-1952, 62-64, member Executive Committee, 1948-1971. Representative Delaware Savings Bond div. United States Treasury, 1952-1970.

Board of directors, member Executive Committee United Community Fund Northern Delaware, 1948-1966, chairman campaign, 1951, president, 1957-1959. Chairman for Delaware nat. United Service Organizations campaign, 1955-1963.

Board directors, member Executive Committee Wilmington General Hospital, 1947-1964, vice chairman, 1951, chairman 1952-1955, president, 1955-1958. Member finance committee, trustee Wesley Junior College, 1959-1972, vice chairman, 1964-1968, chairman, 1968-1972. Trustee Board State Employees Pension Trustees, 1965-1970, member federal agency relations committee, 1965-1967, federal legislative committee, 1967-1970.

Board directors finance committee Wilmington Medical Center, 1965-1972. Chairman trustees State Judiciary Retirement Fund, 1962-1970.


Member finance committee, trustee Wesley Junior College, 1959-1972, vice chairman, 1964-1968, chairman, 1968-1972. Member American (executive council 1960-1965. Member federal agency relations committee 1965-1967, federal legislative committee 1967-1970), Delaware (Executive Committee 1953-1959, president 1958-1959) bankers association, Delaware Economics Development Board, Delaware Chamber of Commerce (executive finance committee 1955-1965, president 1962-1964), Bank Public Relations and Marketing Association, Robert Morris Associates, Association Military Banks (president 1963-1964), Newcomen Society.

Rotarian.; Clubs: Harvard (New York City).


Married Elizabeth S. Webb, November 27, 1929. Children: Oliver Hazard Perry, Roger Conant, Jean (Mistress.

Charles Edward Baldwin

Marianne Moseley (Perry) Baldwin

Elizabeth S. Webb

Oliver Hazard Perry Baldwin

Roger Conant Baldwin

Jean (Mrs Baldwin