Tuck family

Tuck family



Amos Tuck (1810-1879), a member of the Dartmouth College Class of 1835, was a lawyer in Exeter, NH, a congressman, 1847-1853, and a founder of the Republican Party in NH. Tuck made his money on railroads and was Trustee of Dartmouth College.

Edward Tuck (1842-1938), Dartmouth College Class of 1862, began his career as US Vice Consul in Paris. He Joined the firm of J. Munroe and Co. in 1866 and retired in 1881. Tuck soon developed a reputation as an international financier and a philanthropist. While best known as the man who endowed the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration and gave large sums to Dartmouth College, Edward Tuck was a generous benefactor to many institutions in both the United States and France. He founded the Hôpital Stell and Ecole Menagere at Ruel, France.

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Tuck Family papers

Identifier: MS-442
Date(s): 1832 to 1938
Abstract The Tuck Family Papers contain correspondence, diaries, photographs, published material of Amos and Edward Tuck as well as the French family. Includes material on bimetalism, Dartmouth College, politics and diplomacy. Correspondents include N.M. Butler, S.B. Dow, Ernest M. Hopkins, A.B. Paine, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Franklin D. Roosevelt, A.D. Smith, and George E. Warren. Also includes numerous Tuck family scrapbooks with correspondence, photographs and printed ephemera of the Tuck and...