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  Lippitt, Henry Frederick
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NameHenry Frederick Lippitt
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Providence, Rhode Island , United States
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Born October 12, 1856
DiedDecember 28, 1933 (77 years)
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Oct 12, 2009 06:03pm
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InfoLIPPITT, Henry Frederick, (great-uncle of John H. Chafee; great-great-uncle of Lincoln D. Chafee), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., October 12, 1856; attended private schools; graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1878; entered the cotton manufacturing business; director of a bank and of several mill insurance companies; vice president of the People’s Savings Bank of Providence; served on the Governor’s staff with the rank of colonel 1888-1889; served as president of the New England Cotton Manufacturers’ Association in 1889; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1911, to March 3, 1917; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Agriculture (Sixty-second Congress); again became actively engaged in the textile industry; died in Providence, R.I., December 28, 1933; interment in Swan Point Cemetery.

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Wife Lucy Lippitt 00, 0000-
Son Frederick Lippitt 1916-2005
Father Henry Lippitt 1818-1891
Brother Charles Warren Lippitt 1846-1924
Mother In-Law Harriet Collins Herron 0000-

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  11/07/1916 RI US Senate Lost 44.12% (-8.82%)
  01/18/1911 RI US Senate Won 51.80% (+20.14%)
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