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  • ID: I331604
  • Name: Henry Frederick LIPPITT
  • RELA: 10th cousin 3x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 OCT 1856 in Providence, Providence Co., RI
  • Event: Elected United States Senator from Rhode Island BET 4 MAR 1911 AND 4 MAR 1917
  • Death: 28 DEC 1933 in Providence, Providence Co., RI
  • Title: Sen.
  • Event: Pic Sen. Henry Lippitt
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  • Note:
    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.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    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
    • Married: 15 DEC 1881 in Providence, Providence Co., RI

    Marriage 2 Lucy Hayes HERRON b: 8 NOV 1877 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH
    • Married: 26 APR 1915 in Washington, D.C.
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