Sears, Charles Marshall, Jr. , 1897-1970
- Existence: 1897 - 1970
Charles Marshall Sears was born on January 20, 1897 in Lenox, Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1919 and the Tuck School of Business in 1920. Sears served as a lieutenant in World War I, after which he worked for General Electric (1920-1922), and as treasurer and president for The Short Line Inc. (1927-1951). In 1939, he became the State Purchasing Agent, Budget Officer and Director of the Department of Coordination and Finance in Rhode Island. During WWII, Sears served as lieutenant colonel in the O.S.S. for which he received the medal of honor for foreign service. In 1954, he became town selectman for Lyme, NH. Sears died in 1970.
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Overview Scrapbook entitled "Log of the Good Ship Zion" chronicling a canoe trip on Lake Champlain and Lake George, undertaken by Charles Marshall Sears (1897-) in 1917, while he was a student at Dartmouth College. Contains a typescript account with photographs, ephemera and some financial accounting, bound in leather.