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A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick
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1917. He graduated at Harvard, A.B., in 1921 and at the Harvard Business School with distinction. He was an outstanding athlete, playing in the rush line on the football team and was the champion heavyweight boxer of the university. As an oarsman he rowed on the Harvard freshman and junior 'varsity crews. He was Second Lieutenant of Infantry, serving as a military instructor in the student army training corps at the University of Florida during the closing months of the World War in 1918.

He entered the Army Air Force June 16, 1942, at Boston and was given a direct commission as Captain. He proceeded to England the next month and was assigned to Headquarters of the Eighth Air Force, serving later as a senior Intelligence Officer of the 329th Bomber Squadron (Heavy). He helped to plan the first United States raids on Germany, was transferred to Headquarters of the Eighth Air Force and was in charge of coordinating the training of Air Crews in Evasion and Escape if they were forced down in Enemy territory. About 2,000 of these men were never captured but returned in safety. He was discharged at Greensboro, N.C., with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, A.C., on September 29, 1945 and is associated with the Scudder, Stevens & Clark, financial firm, at 10 Post Office Square, Boston, Mass., as an investment counsellor. He lives at Dedham, Mass. He is a director of the State Street Investment Corporation, The Scudder, Stevens and Clark Fund, Inc., and the Collateral Loan Company; a trustee of the Groton School; New England Medical Center; the Boston Dispensary and the Massachusetts Society of Prevention to Cruelty to Children. He is a vice chairman of the Mass. Democratic State Central Committee. His son Henry, is the fifth of that name in that branch of the family. His older brother, who died at Groton School May 2, 1914, was fourth. Children, all born at Boston:

1. May Minturn, b. September 13, 1926. (B47,422,1)

2. Henry Dwight, V, b. March 21, 1928. He is a member of the Harvard class of 1951 and, like his father and grandfather, is in Harvard athletics. (B47,422,2)

3. Frances Helen, b. May 2, 1931. (B47,422,3)

Francis Minturn Sedgwick, 3d child of Henry Dwight Sedgwick, III (B47,42) and Sarah Minturn Sedgwick, was born March 13, 1904, in New York City, and married May 8, 1929, in Grace

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