Frank Waterman Stearns

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Frank Waterman Stearns

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Death: 1939 (82-83)
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Stearns and Louisa Stearns (Waterman)
Husband of Emily Williston Stearns
Father of Foster Waterman Stearns; Louisa Prescott and Emily Williston Giese

Occupation: founder of the R.H. Stearns Company
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About Frank Waterman Stearns

Frank Waterman Stearns (November 8, 1856, Boston – 1939) was an American businessman whose father, Richard H. Stearns had founded the R. H. Stearns department store and company in Boston. His mother was Louise M. Waterman.

After graduating from Amherst College in 1878, he joined his father's retail dry goods firm in Boston. He became a partner in that company in 1881 and was appointed chairman of its board of directors in 1919.

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November 8, 1856
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
July 29, 1881
Hull, Massachusetts, United States
Age 82