Biography of Frederick S. Lockwood
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FREDERICK ST. JOHN LOCKWOOD, NORWALK: President Fairfield County National Bank.

Frederick St. John Lockwood of Norwalk was born in that city Aug. 23, 1825, and graduated from Yale College in 1840, his classmates including President Timothy Dwight of the university, ex-Congressman Augustus Brandegee of New London, and President W. D. Bishop of the Consolidated road. During the war he was on the staffs of Major Generals King and Russell, and discharged his official duties with marked competency and gallantry. At the close of the war he returned to Norwalk, and represented that city as a republican in the legislatures of 1865 and 1866. In 1872 he was also a member of the house, the legislature of that year containing many of the ablest men in the state. Prominent on the list were ex-Governor James E. English, T. M. Waller, Judge V. B. Chamberlain of New Britain, ex Speaker William C. Case, Judges Torrance of the Supreme and John M. Hall of the Superior Courts, Colonel John A. Tibbits, and Railroad Commissioner George M. Woodruff. Mr. Lockwood acquitted himself with decided credit during the session. From 1859 until 1862 he was bank commissioner. He is at present at the head of the Danbury & Norwalk Railroad Company, and is also engaged in banking and manufacturing interests. He has been the president of the Fairfield County National Bank the office extending from 1868 to January, 1890. He has been the president of the railroad company since 1882. He is a past worshipful master of St. John's Lodge, No. 6, of Norwalk, and is a member of the Norwalk Club. His family consists of a wife and three children, the former being Miss Carrie Ayres at the time of her marriage. The children are Elizabeth, born July 30, 1868; Frederick Apes, born November 18, 1870; and Julia Belden, born June 30, 1881. Mr. Lockwood is a member of the Congregational church, and is held in high esteem in the city of Norwalk.

From:
Illustrated Popular Biography
Of Connecticut
Compiled and Published by J. A. Spalding
Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co.
Hartford, Conn. 1891


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