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Dudley Marvin Irwin (1860 - 1945)

Registration number 20070821A

This certifies that the heraldic arms of Dudley Marvin Irwin (1860 - 1945) the 2nd great-grandfather of Albert Wheatcroft-Acklen Schmid are registered and described by the blazon below

Arms: Argent, a mural crown Gules between three holly leaves Vert.
Crest: A dexter hand issuing out of a cloud holding a thistle proper.
Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (No one wounds me with impunity)

Biographical information

Dudley Marvin Irwin was born June 10, 1860, Fulton, New York. Orphaned at the age of six, Dudley was adopted by his Uncle Theodore and grew up in Oswego, New York. He attended Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania and graduated in 1881 with a Master of Arts degree. He married Jennie Amalia Marsh in December 14, 1892. They had four children, Kathleen Penn-Gaskill Townsend Irwin (b. Nov. 12, 1893), Theodore Hayward Irwin (b. Jan. 5, 1895), Gwendolyn Reeder Irwin (b. Dec. 22, 1896), and Dudley Marvin Irwin, Jr. (b. July 22, 1899). Upon his Uncle’s death in 1902 Dudley succeeded him in the family grain business. He became the Vice President of the Chicago O’Neil Grain Company before moving to Buffalo, New York where he worked for Cargill, Inc. as a grain merchant. Dudley served several terms as the President of the Buffalo Corn Exchange. He was a member of the Buffalo Club, a vestryman of Trinity Church in Buffalo and a trustee for American Savings Bank of Buffalo, Buffalo General Hospital, and the Albright Art Gallery. He died in 1945 and is buried in Buffalo.

Ancestors who bore these arms

  • Mother: Elizabeth Wheatcroft Schmid (1945 - living) Falls Church, VA
  • GMother: Anita Lyon Wheatcroft (1922 - 2000) Houston, TX
  • 1GGMother: Kathleen Irwin Lyon (1893 - 1990) Houston, TX
  • 2GGFather: Dudley Marvin Irwin (1860 - 1945) Buffalo, NY


Listed on page 3 of Matthews' American Armory and Blue Book published 1907.

Registered by

Albert Wheatcroft-Acklen Schmid


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