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William Nimick Frew, American lawyer. member select council, Pittsburgh, 1885-1889; member board of trustees Carnegie Instn.

Background

Frew, William Nimick was born on July 10, 1854 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Martha E. (Long) Frew.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1876.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1879. Member select council, Pittsburgh, 1885-1889. President board of trustees Carnegie Library, controlling free library system of Pittsburgh.

President of the board of trustees Carnegie Institute, comprising 3 departments of art, science and technical schools. President Pittsburgh Orchestra Committee, 1897-1902. Member board of trustees Carnegie Institution of Washington, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, Pennsylvania College for Women, State Library communications of Pennsylvania Director Union Trust Company, Mellon National Bank, Union Savings Bank, City Deposit Bank of Pittsburgh.

Membership

Member select council, Pittsburgh, 1885-1889. Member board of trustees Carnegie Instn.

Connections

Married Emily W. Berry, January 13, 1881.

father:
William Frew

mother:
Martha E. (Long) Frew

spouse:
Emily W. Berry