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Marion B. Folsom

AKA Marion Bayard Folsom

Born: 23-Nov-1893
Birthplace: McRae, GA
Died: 27-Sep-1976
Location of death: Rochester, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: HEW Secretary, 1955-58

Military service: US Army (WWI)

Father: William Bryant Folsom
Mother: Margaret Jane McRae
Wife: Mary Davenport (m. 16-Nov-1918, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Jane McRae
Son: Marion Bayard
Daughter: Frances

    University: BA, University of Georgia (1912)
    University: MBA, Harvard Business School (1914)
    Administrator: Board of Overseers, Harvard University
    Administrator: Trustee, University of Rochester
    Administrator: Trustee, Allendale School, Rochester, NY

    US Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (1955-58)
    Eastman Savings & Loan Association of Rochester President (1947-52)
    US Commerce Department Business Advisory Council (1936-48)
    US Official War Manpower Committee (1942-45)
    Kodak Treasurer (1935-53)
    Kodak Assistant Treasurer (1930-35)
    Kodak Assistant to the Chairman (1925-30)
    Kodak Assistant to the President (1921-25)
    Kodak (1914-21)
    Member of the Board of Lincoln Rochester Trust (1929-49)
    Member of the Board of Rochester Savings Bank (1931-39)
    Member of the Board of Federal Reserve Bank of New York (1949-53)
    Member of the Board of Kodak
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Red Cross Board of Governors (1953-58)
    Rochester General Hospital Board of Directors
    US Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (1942-48)

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