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investment banker

William Wolcott Seymour, American investment banker. Member at large of National Council Boy Scouts of America.


Seymour, William Wolcott was born on July 20, 1861 in St. Albans. Vermont. Son of Henry Edmund and Susan Catherine (Hubbell) Seymour.


Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1884. Göttingen and Berlin, 1884-1886.


With Seymour. Barto & Company, Tacoma, Washington, 1890-1896, Seymour Brothers & Company, 1896-1900. President Taeoma Gas Company, 1900-1906. Now president N Pacific Pub Service Company, Ellensburg Gas & Water Company, Seymour Land & Timber Company, Washington State Land Company, Eaton Land Company: dir Shaffer Box Company, Tacoma.

President Park Board, Tacoma. 1909-1911; mayor of Tacoma. 1911-1914. Trustee Whitman College, Tacoma Chamber Commerce, Ferry Museum (Tacoma).

Washington Children’s Home (Seattle). Chairman War Camp Community Service, and Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Club House. Tacoma. during first year of war.


Member at large of National Council Boy Scouts of America.


Married Emily Wells Risley, January 4, 1910. Children (adopted): William Seymour Leake, Jane Seymour Leake, Virginia Leake, Barbara Leake.

Henry Edmund Seymour

Susan Catherine (Hubbell) Seymour

Emily Wells Risley