H. Wendell Endicott was a descendant of the prominent Massachusetts-based Endicott family, which operated the very successful Endicott Johnson Shoe Company. A private investor, Endicott was a member of the Board of Trustees of Public Reservations, a member of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, and a member of the Board of Directors of Chase National Bank, R.H. Macy & Co., the First National Bank of Boston and Sears Roebuck. His cultural interests included affiliations with the Metropolitan Opera Company and the Boston Opera Association.
Homes - Historic
His home, known as the Endicott Estate, is now part of MIT.