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Deering, Charles (1852-1927) | University of Miami Finding Aids

Name: Deering, Charles (1852-1927)

Historical Note:

Charles Deering, son of William and Abbey Reed (Barbour) Deering,  was born on July 31, 1852, in South Paris, Maine.  His father was the founder of Deering, Miliken & Company, and later of Gammon & Deering, manusfacturers of harvesters and the predecessor of the Deering Harvester Company, organized in 1880.  This latter company merged with International Harvester Company in 1902.

Charles Deering married Anna Rogers Case of November 3, 1875, in Newport, Rhode Island.  Their son, WIlliam Case Deering was born on October 18, 1876, and died on May 12, 1924.  Anna Rogers (Case) Deering died on October 31, 1876.  Charles Deering was remarried, on January 2, 1883, to Marion Denison Whipple.  Deering died in Miami, Florida, on February 5, 1927.

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