Frederick Kingsbury Curtis

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Board of Trustees of the Heye Foundation in 1920, from left to right are: Minor Cooper Keith, James Bishop Ford, George Gustav Heye, Frederick Kimber Seward, Frederick Kingsbury Curtis, Samuel Riber, Jr., Archer Milton Huntington, and Harmon Washington Hendricks

Frederick Kingsbury Curtis I (February 3, 1863 – March 4, 1936) was a director of the Ann Arbor Railroad and was Secretary and Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the United States & Porto Rico Navigation company from 1903 to 1906.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

He was born on February 3, 1863 in New York City. He received his A.B. from Yale University in 1884, and became a member of the New York City Bar Association in 1886.[2] On October 28, 1890 he married Marian Scott Hare, the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J. Montgomery Hare.[3] Their daughter Mary Emlen Curtis died in infancy.[4][5] On June 14, 1905 he married Cornelia Day McLanahan (1873–1965) in Westminster, England. She was the daughter of George William McLanahan (1845–1908) and Helen Spencer Day (1848–1935).[6] Their children were Helen Kingsbury Curtis, who married Herbert Pelham Curtis;[4] and Cornelia McLanahan Curtis who married Laurence M. Lombard.[7][8]

He died in Venice, Florida, on March 4, 1936.[2][9] On March 9, 1936 he was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Proceedings of the Committee on the merchant marine and fisheries. United States Congress. 1914. Mr. F. Kingsbury Curtis was Secretary and Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the United States & Porto Rico Navigation Co. during the years 1903, 1904, 1905, and 1906, or up to the time that ... 
  2. ^ a b c Frederick Kingsbury Curtis. Association of the Bar of the City of New York. 1936. Frederick Kingsbury Curtis, a member of the Association since 1886, died at Venice, Florida, on March 4th, 1936, after a lingering illness. Mr. Curtis was born in New ... 
  3. ^ "[Social news]". New York Herald. 26 October 1890. Retrieved 9 April 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University, Yale University, 1935-6, New Haven, pp. 31-2.
  5. ^ "New Evergreen Cemetery". Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934 [database on-line]. Ancestry.com. Retrieved 9 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Mrs. F. Kingsbury Curtis Dies. Leader in Charities Here, 92". New York Times. October 22, 1965. Retrieved 2010-07-07. Cornelia D. McLanahan Curtis died Wednesday in her home at 129 East 69th Street. She was 92 years old. Mrs. Curtis was the widow of F. Kingsbury Curtis, ... 
  7. ^ "Dr. F. K. Curtis Weds Miss Lois Mossman". New York Times. July 7, 1957. Mr. and Mrs. H. Pelham Curtis of New Canaan, Conn., and a grandson of F. Kingsbury Curtis of New York and Tuxedo Park, N.Y. The ceremony was ... 
  8. ^ "Miss Curtis Wed To L. M. Lombard". New York Times. December 13, 1931. Retrieved 2010-07-07. Miss Cornelia McLanahan Curtis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Kingsbury Curtis, was married to Laurence M. Lombard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Manuel H. Lombard of ... 
  9. ^ Frederick Cheever Shattuck, M.D., 1847-1929: a memoir. 1967. Frederick Kingsbury Curtis (1863- 1936), New York, AB, Yale 1884, was a lawyer and man of affairs. ... 
  10. ^ "Last Rites Are Held for Curtis". Sarasota Herald. March 6, 1936. Retrieved 2010-07-07. ... a cortege aboard the car which will arrive in New York Monday morning Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery in New York Funeral services were held ai the ...