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Henry Ware Riley

Henry Ware Riley, American banker. member of staff Ernst & Ernst, accountants and auditors, Richmond, Virginia, 1930-1933; Member Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

  • Riley, Henry Ware was born on April 13, 1902 in in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Harry Lee and Margaret Louise (Ware) Riley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Richmond, 1923. Graduate student in economics, commerce and administration, University of Chicago, 1923-1924.

    Career

    • Gordon Robinson), Henry Wood. Married second, Lillian M. Smith, July 15, 1947. Public accountant practicing in South Carolina, 1924-1930.

      Licensed Certified Public Accountants, South Carolina., since 1927. Instructor Furman U., Greenville, South Carolina., 1924-1928. Member of staff Ernst & Ernst, accountants and auditors, Richmond, Virginia, 1930-1933.

      Acting chief auditor, conservatorship div., Office Comptroller of the Currency, Treasury Department, 1933-1934. Assistant to special assistant to secretary of treasury, 1934-1935. With Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, 1935-1946, controller, 1935-1941, Executive officer, 1941.

      Executive officer Office of Alien Property Custodian, 1942-1944. Deputy administrator Foreign Economics Administration, 1943-1945. Director, secretary and treasurer United States Commerical Company.

      Treasurer Petroleum Reserves Corporation, International Finance Corporation, since 1956. Became assistant treasurer International Bank for Reconstrn. and Development, 1946, treasurer since 1953.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of staff Ernst & Ernst, accountants and auditors, Richmond, Virginia, 1930-1933. Member Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Walton Wood, July 10, 1923 (died April.; married second, Lillian M. Smith, July 15, 1947. Children: Nancy Ware (wife of Lieutenant.
    • father: Harry Lee Riley
    • mother: Margaret Louise (Ware) Riley
    • spouses: Ruth Walton Wood
    • Lillian M. Smith
    • child: Nancy Ware (wife of Lt Riley
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    Born April 13, 1902
    Died September 16, 1959
    (aged 57)
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