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Arthur Williams

Birthplace: Mt Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States
Death: Died in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Arthur Wellesley Williams and Hattie Stowe
Husband of Hazel Adele Sharp
Father of Arthur Williams; Robert Petticrew Williams and Private User
Brother of Elsie Stowe Williams and Olive Howe Streeter

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About Arthur Williams

Biography from Yale Class of 1910:

Arthur Williams, Jr., was born in Mt. Vernon, New York, April 13, 1889.

Arthur Williams, his father, born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 18S3, graduated from Yale in 1877. He resides in Chaplin, Connecticut. Mrs. Williams was Harriet Hawley Stow.

Williams' Yale relatives include: three uncles, T. II. Williams. 1868, H. C. Wait, 1876, and X. G. Williams, 1884; and six cousins. X. A. Green, 1888. A. O. Gallup, 1888, H. L. Williams, 1891, A. C. Williams, 1898, A. P. Lovejoy. 1904, H. S. Lovejoy, 1907, and C. G. Williams, 1908

Mr. Williams prepared for Yale at the Dwight School, New York City and at Andover. He sang on the Freshman glee club and on the Apollo glee club for two years. He was a contributor to the Record. Beta Theta Pi. In Freshman year he roomed alone in 533 Pierson ; in Sophomore year with R. B. Hall at 250 Crown Street; in Junior and Senior years with Lake in 457 Fayerweather.

Williams expects to become a lawyer, and will take the course at the New York Law School. His permanent address is Chaplin, Conn.


Born 13 April 1889 in Mount Vernon, New York. Educated at Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts and Yale College.

He married Hazel Johnson of St. Louis, Missouri 9 September 1914. Hazels' mother was Mary Petticrew of Virginia and her father was Moses Perry Johnson of Hubbardston, Massachusetts, later of St. Louis, Missouri. Hazel was born 21 December 1888.

1. Arthur Williams III, born 8 July 1915 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

2. Robert Petticrew Williams, born 21 May 1917 in Brooklyn, New York.

3. Anne Browning Williams born 16 January 1927

Yale History of Class of '02

Arthur Williams, Jr.

Business address: 16 Wall Street, New York City

Residence address: loii Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Married: September 9, 1914

Williams is in the bond department of the Bankers Trust Company of New York City.

He writes: "I worked for the Trust Company of America in New York City, for three years, first as a messenger, in which job I learned short cuts and the proper use of a transfer; as a bookkeeper, where I learned to add correctly, and as an assistant auditor, where I learned enough to gather nerve to call myself an accountant. The title landed me a job in charge of the branch account department of the Interwoven Stocking Company of New Brunswick, where I remained until it occurred to me that the lack of dyestuffs might cause a shortage in Yale blue. In order to see that this did not happen, I accepted a position as manager of the Weiller Manufacturing Company, manufacturers of dyestuffs. I remained with this company until January 1, 1917, when I took up my present work."

On September 9, 1914, in New York City, he married Hazel Johnson, born in St. Louis, Missouri, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Johnson. A son, Arthur, 3d, was born in New Brunswick, July 8, 1915.

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Arthur Williams's Timeline

Mt Vernon, Westchester, New York, United States
Age 26
New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States
May 21, 1917
Age 28
November 27, 1931
Age 42
Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States