LIPPITT, Henry Frederick, (great-uncle of John H. Chafee; great-great-uncle of Lincoln D. Chafee), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., October 12, 1856; attended private schools; graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1878; entered the cotton manufacturing business; director of a bank and of several mill insurance companies; vice president of the People's Savings Bank of Providence; served on the Governor's staff with the rank of colonel 1888-1889; served as president of the New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association in 1889; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1911, to March 3, 1917; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Agriculture (Sixty-second Congress); again became actively engaged in the textile industry; died in Providence, R.I., December 28, 1933; interment in Swan Point Cemetery.
Father: Henry LIPPITT b: 9 OCT 1818 in Providence, Providence Co., RI
Mother: Mary Ann BALCH b: 7 OCT 1823 in Providence, Providence Co., RI
Marriage 1 Marie Louise BOWEN b: 19 DEC 1859 in Providence, Providence Co., RI
Marriage 2 Lucy Hayes HERRON b: 8 NOV 1877 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH
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