Person:Sheldon Wardwell (1)

Sheldon Eaton Wardwell
b.29 MAY 1882 Haverhill, Essex, MA
d.8 JUN 1961 Boston, Suffolk, MA
m. 25 DEC 1877
  1. Sheldon Eaton Wardwell1882 - 1961
  2. Chester Alan Wardwell1887 - 1926
  • HSheldon Eaton Wardwell1882 - 1961
  • WHelen Garritt1894 - 1976
  1. Polly Garrit Wardwell1916 - 2000
  2. Mary Porter Wardwell1917 - 1996
  3. Jacob Otis Wardwell, II1920 - 1994
Facts and Events
Name Sheldon Eaton Wardwell
Gender Male
Birth[1] 29 MAY 1882 Haverhill, Essex, MA
Death[2] 8 JUN 1961 Boston, Suffolk, MA
Occupation? Lawyer in 1920, 1930 & 1947

Graduated from Harvard Law in 1907.

Living at 160 The Riverway in Boston when he registered for the draft on 12 September 1918. Draft Registration Card says he was of medium height and build with grey eyes and light brown hair.

Living in Boston at 1920 census. On Seaver Street in Brookline at 1930 census, owns home valued at $30,000. Two servants live with them.

Listed in 1944 Brookline Directory, living at 73 Seaver.

Listed in 1947 Boston Directory as an Attorney with Wardwell, Ranney & Allen, living in Brookline.

Named Executive Committee Chairman for Great Northern Paper Company in August 1946

SHELDON E. WARDWELL Special to The New York Times BOSTON, June 8-Sheldon E. Wardwell, senior partner in the law firm of Wardwell, Rammey & Allen,. died today in Deaconess Hospital. He was 79 years old. Mr. Wardwell specialized in legal work for public utilities and paper companies. After receiving a law, degree from Harvard in 1907, he served as secretary to Associate Justice William H. Moody of the Supreme Court. He was president of the New England Forestry Foundation and a former director of the Great Northern Paper and the Champion International Companies. He leaves his wife, Helen; a son, J. Otis, and three daughters, Mrs. Chauncey K. Hutchins, Mrs. James E. Simonds and Anne R. Wardwell. -New York Times 09 June 1961

Ellis Island Records show him arriving with his wife, 13 February 1922 aboard the Toloa from New York and on 28 February 1924 aboard the Arcadian from Bermuda.

  1. Haverhill, Massachusetts Vital Records 1882, Volume 331, Page 228.

    Haverhill, Massachusetts Vital Records 1882, Volume 331, Page 228

  2. New York Times 09 June 1961.