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Wilson Hunt Blackwell, II
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1872
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1940
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Wilson Hunt Blackwell II (1872-1940) was treasurer of the United States Rubber Company who died following an operation for a ruptured appendix. (b. November 18, 1872; Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA - d. New York Post Graduate Hospital; December 7, 1940; Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA)

Parents:
Wilson Hunt Blackwell (1840-1895) who was a cloth merchant, and Ann Elizabeth Bogart (1843-1919).

Marriage:
Florabel Sherwood (1885-1958) of Connecticut.

United States Rubber Company:
Automobile topics, Volume 67, 1922: "Blackwell Sails for Europe. Wilson H. Blackwell, treasurer of the United States Rubber Co., sailed last Saturday on the Majestic. His trip is a routine one in connection with the Company's interests abroad."

Death:
He died on December 7, 1940 in Manhattan following an operation for a ruptured appendix. His death certificate was number 1940-25150.

Deke Quarterly obituary:
"Wilson Hunt Blackwell, Nu '92 Funeral services for Wilson Hunt Blackwell, treasurer of the United States Rubber Company, were held in St. Thomas Protestant ... Surviving are his wife, the former Florabel Sherwood, of Sherwood ..."

Rubber Age obituary:
"Wilson H. Blackwell. Wilson Hunt Blackwell, treasurer of the United States Rubber Co., died in the New York Post Graduate Hospital, New York City, on December 7, where an operation for a ruptured appendix was performed a week earlier. ..."

New York Times obituary:
"W. H. Blackwell Dies. U.S. Rubber Official. Treasurer Joined the Company's Auditing Department in 1895. Wilson Hunt Blackwell of 131 Riverside Drive, treasurer of the United States Rubber Company, died yesterday in the New York Post Graduate Hospital, where an operation for a ruptured appendix was performed Tuesday night. He was born in this city sixty-eight years ago, ninth in descent from the original settler of Blackwells, now Welfare Island. After attending New York University, where he was elected to Delta Kappa Upsilon, Mr. Blackwell, in 1895, joined the auditing department of the United States Rubber Company. When the General Rubber Company was formed to handle crude requirements he was made treasurer of this affiliate. In 1918 he was brought back to the parent company as assistant treasurer, and the next year was made treasurer. Later he served at the same time as treasurer and a director of various United States Rubber subsidiaries. A former member of the Lotos Club, Mr. Blackwell was its treasurer and a director for many years. He leaves a widow, who was Florabel Sherwood at their marriage in 1908, and two sisters, Mrs. Archibald McLeish and Miss Anne B. Blackwell, both of New York."

Estate:
The New York Times reported on December 24, 1940. "To Florabel Sherwood Blackwell, widow, executrix, 131 Riverside Drive."

Research:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on September 7, 2013.


 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Wilson Hunt Blackwell (1840 - ____)
  Anne Elizabeth Oldrin Blackwell (1843 - 1901)
 
 Spouse:
  Florabel Sherwood Blackwell (1885 - 1958)
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Sep 07, 2013
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Wilson Hunt Blackwell, II
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
 
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