|Was||Financial professional Financier|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||15 August 1887, Manhattan|
|Death||7 November 1945, Manhattan (aged 58 years)|
Kingdon Gould, Sr. (August 15, 1887 – November 7, 1945) was a financier and champion polo player.
He was born on August 15, 1887 in Manhattan, New York City to George Jay Gould I and Edith M. Kingdon. He attended Columbia University and graduated in 1909. He served as an officer in World War I.
He married Annunziata Camilla Maria Lucci (1890-1961) on July 2, 1917 in Manhattan, New York City. Together they had the following children:
- Silvia Annunziata Gould (1919-1980)
- Edith Kingdon Gould (1920-2004) who married Guy Martin (1911-?)
- Kingdon Gould, Jr. (1925-) was Ambassador to Luxembourg and the Netherlands under Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford.
Time wrote on July 27, 1942 :
To beat the gas & rubber shortage Manhattan’s Mrs. Kingdon Gould took the old family carriages out of moth balls, sent Daughter Edith to buy a pair of horses. Inexperienced Daughter Edith came back with a pair of brewery-truck-model Percherons.
Kingdon died on November 7, 1945. He was buried in his father’s mausoleum in Woodlawn Cemetery.