1940-1960

1940-1960

Charles Babcock Sr. and his son Charles I. Babcock Jr., named president in 1952, develop and construct thousands of single family homes and commercial projects in south Florida.

Charles I. Babcock, Sr. returns to the US and founds Babcock Investment Company in Miami, FL.

Charles I. Babcock, Sr. is general manager for the Fred T. Ley Co. (builder of the Chrysler Building, NYC) while in Peru, Chile, and the Bahamas. He manages such large projects as the Chilean National Archives, La Nacíon newspaper office, Chilean Presidential Palace,...