Edward Crowninshield Hammond


Edward Crowninshield Hammond attended St. Paul’s School from 1880 to 1887 and is a member of the Form of 1887.

The Autumn 1940 Alumni Horae (pg. 126) obituary provides this information about Hammond:

Edward Crowninshield Hammond . . .  spent seven years at St. Paul’s before entering Harvard where he became captain of the freshman crew. After graduation, he engaged in agriculture in Florida and California but later went to Boston and became associated with the Boston & Albany Railroad. In 1904 he took charge of his father’s farm in Waterford and the following year was elected to the Connecticut Legislature. He was later president of the Central Vermont Transportation Co. and the New London & Northern Railroad. He died after a brief illness at his Waterford home on September 2, 1940. Although active since that time, Mr. Hammond had never fully regained his strength after being overcome outdoors on his farm in the hurricane of September 1938. He was the father of James Rumrill Hammond, ’29.

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Kimball, Willis G. C. 1887. "Edward Crowninshield Hammond." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 13 July 2024.