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Donald Zahn Wade

Donald Zahn Wade, American banker.

Background

  • Wade, Donald Zahn was born on July 26, 1910 in Quarryville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry Keene and Ida (Zahn) Wade.

  • Education

    • Certified Columbia Institute Commerce, 1932. American Institute Banking, 1936. Teller, Farmers National Bank, Quarryville, 1929-1939.

      Bank examiner Pennsylvania State Department Banking, 1939-1944. Executive vice president Bank of Matamoras (Pennsylvania), 1946-1947, president, director, 1947-1970, president, chief executive officer, since 1970. Executive vice president Security Bank & Trust Company (merged with Continental Bank Philadelphia 1985, name changed to United Penn Bank Wilkes Barr, Pennsylvania), Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, now consultant.

      Member Pennsylvania State Banking Board Board directors Pike County chapter American Red Cross, since 1953, Hudson-Delaware council Boy Scouts American, since 1956, Eastern Pennsylvania Foundation Economic Education, since 1981, Tri-State area United Fund. Director, officer Pike County Association. Chairman Pike, Monroe counties North-East Pennsylvania chapter Blue Cross Blue Shield, Wilkes Barre.

      Member committee for evaluating land sites Delaware Valley School District, Milford, Pennsylvania, member School Authority. Agricultural representative Pike County, since 1957. County chairman Pike County Savings Bond Committee.

      Director Water Resources Association Delaware River Basin, Port Jervis Development Corporation, Pike County Industrial Development Corporation. Member committee Northeast Pennsylvania Industrial Development Commission. Board directors, member comprehensive planning committee Tocks Island Regional Advisory Council.

      Board directors St. Francis Hospital, Port Jervis, New York, president, 1965-1966.

    Career

    • Chairman Pike, Monroe counties North-East Pennsylvania chapter Blue Cross Blue Shield, Wilkes Barre. Board directors, member comprehensive planning committee Tocks Island Regional Advisory Council. Board directors St. Francis Hospital, Port Jervis, New York, president, 1965-1966.

      Bankers Association American (director), Pennsylvania Society, American Legion, Port Jervis (director), Pike County (director) chambers commerce.

    Politics

    The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

    Religion

    The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.

    Membership

    Served United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American (country bankers committee 1961-1969, executive council 1962-1965), Pennsylvania (chairman group 3 council of administration 1957-1959, state president 1961-1962, executive council 1962-1965, trustee educational foundation 1962-1966) bankers associations, Indiana Bankers Association American (director), Pennsylvania Society, American Legion, Port Jervis (director), Pike County (director) chambers commerce. Clubs: Rod and Gun (Matamoras).

    Connections

    • Married Mabel Rosemond Goss, December 26, 1940 (deceased October 1971).
    • father: Harry Keene Wade
    • mother: Ida (Zahn) Wade
    • spouse: Mabel Rosemond Goss
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