DeForest, Henry W. - from United States

ID: 34525
Organization: CFR-M
Country of meeting: in the year 1922

Railroad executive, capitalist and industrialist. He was chair of the executive committee of the Southern Pacific Railroad from 1925 to 1928, and chairman of its board of directors from 1929 to 1932.

He assisted E.H. Harriman in the recapitalization of the Wells Fargo Express Company, and was a longtime director of the Equitable Life Assurance Company. With Elihu Root he was the trustee of the majority of the Equitable's capital stock.

Activities in the Orangization: