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Harriett and Oliver Sockwell


Harriett Sockwell joined the Kingsbury Board of Trustees in 1992 and served until 2002. Mrs. Sockwell is an educator with a strong commitment to disadvantaged children, who volunteered as a tutor in Washington, DC schools and at The Kingsbury Center. She also served as an educational consultant with the “I Have a Dream” Foundation.

Oliver Sockwell is the founder and former chief executive officer of the Construction Loan Insurance Corporation, a municipal bond insurance company in Washington, DC. He serves on the Board of the Columbia Graduate School of Business where he was an adjunct professor.

Mr. and Mrs. Sockwell have supported Kingsbury through family gifts and the Oliver and Harriet Sockwell Foundation.