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Captain Waldron Phoenix Belknap


Hereditary Member, admitted 1896

Captain Waldron Phoenix Belknap

(2) Great grandnephew of propositus David Lenox. Born in New York, NY 8 Feb 1873 and died in New York, NY on 27 Oct 1943. Member of Squadron A, 1st and 2nd Troop, 101st Cavalry NY National Guard in New York City 1895-1900. Re-enlisted in 1916, served on the Mexican Border and served as Captain in the US Army until 1919 in World War I. Graduate of Cornell University 1893. Associated with Title Guarantee and Trust Company 1893-1897. Joined the Bond and Mortgage Guarantee Company 1897 and rose to President of the company. Vice-President and Director of the real estate firm of Albert B. Ashforth, Inc. 1911-1916. Vice President of Astor Trust Company 1916 and when it merged with Bankers Trust Company 1918-1922. Trustee of (TIAA) Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association. Trustee of Drydock Savings Institution. Trustee and president of the board of Lawrenceville School. Yachtsman. Member of the Society of Colonial Wars; Sons of the Revolution; and the Pilgrims. Member Psi Upsilon. Married Rey S. Hutchings. [Sources: ; (98); (C);Obit. “New York Times” newspaper 28 Oct 1943.www.dictionaryofarthistorians.org; Findinaid.winterthur.org; “AmericanNational Biography”, 1999; “Squadron A, a History of of the First Fifty Years, 1889-1939”, 1939. Pic: “New York Times” newspaper 28 Oct1943.]

Mr. Belknap was the great-great-grandnephew of David Lenox.

Succession

Propositus

David Lenox
Propositus
( — )

Predecessors

Brevet Colonel Robert Lenox Belknap
Great grandnephew
(1848 — 1896)
Admitted 1891
Captain Waldron Phoenix Belknap
Great-great-grandnephew
(1873 — 1943)
Admitted 1896

Successors

Captain Waldron Phoenix Belknap Jr.
Great-great-great-grandnephew
(1899 — 1949)
Admitted 1946
Maitland Belknap
Great-great-grandnephew
(1889 — 1958)
Admitted 1950
Second Lieutenant Robert McAllister Lloyd
Great-great-grandnephew
(1898 — 1985)
Admitted 1958
Cadet Robert McAllister Lloyd Jr.
Great-great-great-grandnephew
(1926 — 1997)
Admitted 1980
Private
Admitted 2001
Private
Admitted 2019