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Robert Wendell Taft

cotton manufacturer , banker

Robert Wendell Taft, American cotton manufacturer, banker.

Background

Taft, Robert Wendell was born on November 21, 1868 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Royal C. and Mary Frances (Armington) Taft.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Brown U., 1891.

Career

Engaged as cotton manufacturer, since 1891. Director Coventry Company, Merchants National Bank. Trustee Providence Institution for Savings, since 1894.

Director numerous insurance companies. A. d. c. with rank of colonel on governor’s staff, 1895-1897. Assistant adjutant general of Rhode Island, 1897-1901.

Connections

Married Alice A. Grinnell, January 11, 1893.

father:
Royal C. Taft

mother:
Mary Frances (Armington) Taft

spouse:
Alice A. Grinnell