Rash's Surname Index

Notes for Arthur Emlen 3rd NEWBOLD

ARTHUR E. NEWBOLD, 3D, RETIRED LAWYER, 81, Arthur Emlen Newbold 3d, 81, a retired lawyer, died yesterday of complications from Parkinson's disease yesterday at Friends Hall, a nursing home in West Chester. He lived most of his life in Chestnut Hill and Northeast Harbor, Maine. More recently, he lived in Phoenixville.
A graduate of Harvard College (1936), he joined the law firm of Dechert Smith & Clark (now Dechert Price & Rhoads) shortly after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1940. He retired in 1978.
A horseback rider, he became a member of the First City Troop, Philadelphia Cavalry, and was called to active duty in 1941. During World War II, he rose to the rank of major.
He came from a family whose business was investing. One great-great-grandfather was W.H. Newbold, who founded W.H. Newbold's Son & Co., a stock brokerage that was in the family from 1824 until the early 1970s. One of his grandfathers was a partner of J.P. Morgan and another was a founder of Yarnall Biddle & Co., a brokerage firm.
Another great-great-grandfather, George Mifflin Dallas, was once mayor of Philadelphia, a vice president of the United States (from 1845 to 1849 under President James K. Polk), and the man after whom Dallas is named.
Mr. Newbold was a former chairman of the Committee of 70, and a former member of the Orpheus Club, the Rabbit and the Philadelphia Club.
He is survived by his second wife, Emily Swartley Newbold; two sons, Arthur E. 4th and Christopher H.; a daughter, Mary Lee Rosenman; two stepchildren; and four grandchildren.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Monday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill Avenue, in Chestnut Hill. Burial will be at the Cemetery of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, Ambler.

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