HUBBARD, GARDINER G.
GARDINER G. HUBBARD (1822-1897). Hubbard founded the National Geographic Society and was the first organizer of the telephone industry. He practiced law in Boston for three decades and took an interest in Bell's early work. It was Hubbard who suggested Bell lease his telephones to consumers.

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A Boston And Chelsea Railroad Company Stock Issued To And Signed By Gardiner G. Hubbard, The Founder Of The National Geographic Society And The Organizer Of The Bell System

 HUBBARD, GARDINER G.
GARDINER G. HUBBARD.(1822 1897) was an American lawyer, financier, and philanthropist. He was one of the founders of the Bell Telephone Company and the first president of the National Geographic Society.

1850, Boston. Stock certificate for 300 shares of the Boston and Chelsea Railroad Company issued to and signed "Gardiner G Hubbard" on the verso. Black on white paper. Receipt glued to the left edge and pen cancelled on the front not affecting the signature. Light soiling and in very good condition.

Catalog: # AM-0625
State: Massachusetts
Topic: Famous People on Stocks and Bonds
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