Mott, William F
Mott, William F.
an American philanthropist of some fiote, was born in New York City in 1818. Mr. Mott commenced life with moderate means, but, being honest and of frugal habits, amassed an ample fortune, which he spent for the relief of the poor and needy. He made large contributions to the philanthropic institutions of his native place; among them, to the City Dispensary, the House of Refuge, the Colored Orphan Asylum, and Woman's Hospital. He was an active member of the Society of Friends. He died in New York in 1867.