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Bruce Whidden

Bruce Whidden, American banker. Member American Institute Banking, Estate Planning Council Cleveland.


  • Whidden, Bruce was born on March 29, 1909 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Son of Howard P. and Katherine L. (Ganong) Whidden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, McMaster U., 1931. Graduate Stonier Graduate School Banking, 1952.


    • Securities representative Otis & Company, Cleveland, 1936-1942. Member trust development department Central National Bank Cleveland, 1942-1944, assistant trust officer, 1944-1947, trust officer, 1947-1952, vice president trust development, 1952-1963, vice president, general manager trust department, 1963-1966, senior vice president trust department, 1966-1972. Trustee Childrens Aid Society, 1954, president, 1956-1958.

      Trustee Laurel School, 1954, member financial committee, 1955, treasurer, 1957. Trustee Health Hill Hospital for Convalescent Children, 1958, member Executive Committee, 1960-1967. Trustee Welfare Federation Cleveland, 1962-1972, chairman solicitations committee, 1965, treasurer, 1967.


    Member American Institute Banking, Estate Planning Council Cleveland. Clubs: Raquet, Skating, Union, Chargrin Valley Hunt (Cleveland).


    • Married Kathleen T. Firestone, December 20, 1941. Children: W. Graham, Joyce T. (Mistress.
    • father: Howard P. Whidden
    • mother: Katherine L. (Ganong) Whidden
    • spouse: Kathleen T. Firestone
    • children: W. Graham Whidden
    • Joyce T. (Mrs Whidden
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    Born March 29, 1909
    Died March 17, 1972
    (aged 62)