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Clair Willits Furlong

Clair Willits Furlong, American banker. member pension committee Weil-McLain Company, 1970-1973; Masonic Hospital; member Northwestern University Associates; member citizens board University of Chicago; Member American (Chairman of Commission on banking instns. and regulated investment companies of taxation section 1957-1959), Illinois, Chicago (treas.ex-officio.

Background

  • Furlong, Clair Willits was born on October 31, 1905 in Weaver, West Virginia, United States. Son of John C. and Emma (Willits) Furlong.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, Chgo-Kent College Law., 1926.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Jean Ann (Mistress Robert Russell Foster). Married second, Janet Callender Buffington, August 27, 1971. 1 stepdau., Janet C. Gohres, Admitted to Illinois bar, 1927.

      Practiced in Chicago, 1927-1928. With Continental Illinois Bank & Trust Company, Chicago, 1929-1970, assistant secretary, 1937-1941, trust officer, 1941-1944, 2d vice president, 1944-1947, vice president, 1947-1965, senior vice president, 1965-1970. Member pension committee Weil-McLain Company, 1970-1973.

      Director Blackfoot Coal & Land Corporation Treasurer, trustee Chicago Bar Association Foundation, 1959-1966. Advisory board Illinois.

    Membership

    Member pension committee Weil-McLain Company, 1970-1973. Masonic Hospital; member Northwestern University Associates. Member citizens board University of Chicago.

    Member American (Chairman of Commission on banking instns. and regulated investment companies of taxation section 1957-1959), Illinois, Chicago (treas.ex-officio. Clubs: Law, Legal, Bankers, Union League, Economic.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Angela Tamblyn, October 12, 1927 (deceased).; married second, Janet Callender Buffington, August 27, 1971.
    • father: John C. Furlong
    • mother: Emma (Willits) Furlong
    • spouses: Elizabeth Angela Tamblyn
    • Janet Callender Buffington
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    Born October 31, 1905
    Died March 6, 1979
    (aged 73)
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