CLIFFORD WALTER LEAVENWORTH
Biographical record of Clifford Walter Leavenworth:
CLIFFORD WALTER LEAVENWORTH was born May 16, 1869, in Wallingford, Conn. He prepared at the Wallingford (Conn.) High School, and entered college in the beginning of Freshman year, pursuing the Mechanical Engineering course. While at Yale he rowed on the Sheff. Freshman crew, was on the University Track team (Tug of War) Junior and Senior years, and was a member of T. A.
His father, Walter James Leavenworth, was born February 20, 1845, in Roxbury, Conn. His parents were James M. Leavenworth and Julia Hurd. He was a manufacturer, with the R. Wallace & Sons Manufacturing Co., of Wallingford. He held several positions of trust, including Treasurer of the R. Wallace & Sons Mfg. Co., President of the First National Bank of Wallingford, was Colonel of the Second Regiment, Connecticut National Guard, and was Representative from Wallingford to the Connecticut Legislature. He was married October 23, 1867, and died January 19, 1906, in Wallingford, Conn.
His mother, whose maiden name was Nettie Amelia Wallace, was born May 14, 1844, in Watertown, Conn. Her parents were Robert Wallace and Harriet Louisa Moulthrop.
He has one brother, John Wallace (Yale Ph.B., 1904); also two sisters: Isabel Wallace, who died January 14, 1887, and Bessie A.
He married Leila Augusta Maltby, daughter of Samuel De Witt Maltby, a farmer, December 23, 1902, in Northford, Conn.
Leavenworth was elected, in 1906, Treasurer of the R. Wallace & Sons Co., manufacturers. He is a member of the Congregational church, of the Wallingford club, and the Graduates club, New Haven. In politics he is a Republican, and was on the Board of Relief in Wallingford in 1906, and has been a Burgess of the same town since 1904 to date. He was an incorporator of the Dime Savings Bank, a director of the First National Savings Bank, and President of the Wallingford Co. Inc., all of Wallingford, Conn.
Business address: R. Wallace & Sons, Mfg. Co., Wallingford, Conn.
Home address: Wallingford, Conn.
Source: Biographical Record - Yale University. Sheffield Scientific School. Class of 1891 - 1907