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real estate and insurance company executive

William Smith Mason, American real estate and insurance company executive. Member American Antiquarian Society, American Philosophical Society, Franklin Institute, history societies New York, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Wisconsin, Theta Xi, Pi Gamma Museum.

Background

Mason, William Smith was born in December 1866 in Millburn, Illinois, United States. Son of Thomas and Margaret (Smith) Mason.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Sheffield Science School (Yale), 1888. Special course in civil engineering Stevens Institute Technology, 1 year. Doctor of Humane Letters, Northwestern, 1923.

Master of Arts, Yale, 1924. The Doctor of Letters, University Michigan, 1928.

Career

With C.,M.&St.P. Railway, 1889-1893. Real estate and insurance business since 1893. President Berwick-Illinois Corporation Trustee Northwestern University, Pomona College, Clements Library of University Michigan.

Membership

Member American Antiquarian Society, American Philosophical Society, Franklin Institute, history societies New York, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Wisconsin, Theta Xi, Pi Gamma Museum. Clubs: University, Country, Glen View (Evanston).

Connections

Married Mary Evans, June 25, 1895.

father:
Thomas Mason

mother:
Margaret (Smith) Mason

spouse:
Mary Evans