Robert Defares

About Robert Defares

Birth Day: February 20, 1845
Birth Place: Amsterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands
Preceded by: Frederick Miles
Succeeded by: Ebenezer J. Hill
Resting place: Mountain Grove Cemetery
Political party: Democratic
Residence: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Alma mater: Guilford Academy (1863) Yale College (1867)
Occupation: lawyer

Robert Defares

Robert Defares was born on February 20, 1845 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands. Robert Defares presides over Amsterdam-based electronic trading firm IMC B.V., which he cofounded. Defares, who is also Co-CEO of IMC, owns a majority stake in the firm, which has about 500 employees and revenues of $640 million. Defares studied economics at the Free University in Amsterdam.
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As per our current Database, Robert Defares has been died on October 1, 1924(1924-10-01) (aged 79)\nBridgeport, Connecticut.

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When Robert Defares die, Robert Defares was 79 years old.

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Occupation Finance and Investments
Age 79 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 20, 1845 (Amsterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands)
Birthday February 20
Town/City Amsterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands
Nationality Netherlands

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Robert Defares’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

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He was born in Guilford, Connecticut and attended the Common schools. He was graduated from Guilford Academy in 1863 and from Yale College in 1867. He moved to Royalton, Vermont, in 1867 and became an instructor in the Royalton Academy. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1870 and commenced practice in Bridgeport, Connecticut.


He served as prosecuting attorney for Bridgeport in 1872. He served as judge of the court of Common pleas for Fairfield County in 1874-1877.


He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1880.


De Forest was again elected mayor in 1889 and 1890.


De Forest was elected to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895). He served as chairman of the Committee on Reform in the Civil Service (Fifty-third Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress.


He served two terms as judge of the Common pleas court. He resumed the practice of law in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he died October 1, 1924.

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