Francis Higginson Cabot, Jr.

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Francis Higginson Cabot, Jr.

Birthplace: Staten Island, Richmond County, NY, United States
Death: February 04, 1956 (59)
New York, United States (Hit by lightening)
Immediate Family:

Son of Francis Higginson Cabot and Maud Cabot
Husband of Currie Duke Cabot
Father of Francis Higginson Cabot
Brother of George Bonner Cabot; Quincy Sewall Cabot and Maud Bonner Morgan

Occupation: Vice President, Stone & Webster
Managed by: Peter Seth Bauer
Last Updated:

About Francis Higginson Cabot, Jr.

The Daily Press (Newport News, Va.), Tue, 7 Feb 1956, p16, c6

Service For F. H. Cabot In New York

North, Feb. 6 - Funeral services for F. Higginson Cabot, owner of "Green Plains" in Mathews County, will be held at 11:30 Tuesday morning at St. George's Chapel, New York City.

A widely known financier and director of the General Public Service Corporation, a New York investment firm, he died Saturday at the age of 60.

Born in New York, he attended Groton School and graduated from Harvard in 1917, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Fly Club and the Signet Society.

Following service as a lieutenant in the Navy during World War I he began his career with the American International Corporation. From 1923 to 1935 he served as vice president of Stone and Webster, Inc., and engineering and investment banking concern.

From 1935 to 1942 he was chairman of the board of the General Public Service Corporation, and continued as a director until his retirement in 1953.

During World War II, he served as chief of the commodities bureau of the War Production Board, and later with the Office of Strategic Services.

His survivors include his wife, Currie; a son, Francis H. Cabot Jr. of New York; a daughter, Mary Currie Cabot, of Langhorne, Pa.; two brothers, George B., of Chestnut Hill, Mass. and Quincy S. of Paris; a sister, Mrs. Patrick H. Morgan, of Andover, Mass., and two grandchildren.

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Francis Higginson Cabot, Jr.'s Timeline

February 13, 1896
Staten Island, Richmond County, NY, United States
August 6, 1925
New York, NY, United States
February 4, 1956
Age 59
New York, United States