About William Sloane Coffin, Sr.
president of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Executive W. & J. Sloane Company.
William Sloane Coffin, Skull & Bones 1900
William Sloane Coffin Sr. (1879-1933) was a director of W. & J. Sloane since graduation, and a trustee of the Presbyterian Hospital since 1908. He was the father of Edmund Coffin 2d, William Sloane Coffin Jr., and Margaret Sloane, and a brother of Rev. Henry Sloane Coffin (S&B 1897). (Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University Deceased during the Year 1933-1934, pp.105-106.) His grandfather was Edmund Coffin. His uncle, William D. Sloane Jr., was a director of the Guaranty Trust. Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale, 1933-1934 / Yale University Library (pdf, 285)