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Washington Becker

Washington Becker, American banker.

Background

  • Becker, Washington was born on February 22, 1847 in South Worcester, Otsego Company, New York, United States. Son of Abraham and Marie (Danforth) Becker.

  • Education

    • Graduate Phillips Exeter Academy, 1865. Matriculated in Harvard. Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School, 1867.

    Career

    • Began practice at Worcester, New York, 1867. Removed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1874. Organizer, and president Westside Street Railway system, Milwaukee, 1880-1891.

      Appointed receiver, 1893, of Wisconsin Marine Fire & Insurance Company Bank, and after effecting reorganization was elected president same. Now president Marine National Bank. Home: Milwaukee, Wis.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah W. Merrill, June 22, 1875.
    • father: Abraham Becker
    • mother: Marie (Danforth) Becker
    • spouse: Sarah W. Merrill
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    Born February 22, 1847
    Died December 9, 1929
    (aged 82)
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