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Lamont, Thomas Williamlocked

(30 September 1870–02 February 1948)
  • Stephen Goldfarb

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Lamont, Thomas William (30 September 1870–02 February 1948), banker and financier, was born in Claverack, New York, the son of Thomas Lamont, a Methodist minister, and Caroline Deuel Jayne. Young Lamont grew up in several small Hudson Valley towns in upstate New York, as his father was posted to a new church every two or three years. The family was not poor, but Lamont’s upbringing, described in his ...

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