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Charles Henrotin

Charles Henrotin, Belgian banker. Member New York Stock Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange (principal founder and president 3 terms), Chicago Board of Trade. Director World’s Fair, Chicago, 1893. Resident consul for Belgium, since 1876, for Turkey, since 1877.

Background

  • Henrotin, Charles was born on April 15, 1843 in in Belgium. Son of Doctor Joseph F. and Adèle (Kinson) Henrotin.

  • Education

    • Educated Polytechnic School, Tourney, Belgium.

    Career

    • Entered employ of Merchants’ Loan & Trust Company, Chicago, 1861. Cashier same (succeeding Lyman J. Gage), 1868-1878. Banker and broker from 1878.

      Has served as broker in connection with many large corporate enterprises, including the sale for English companies of the American Brewing & Malting Company, and the Union Stock Yards Company, and American representative of large financial interests in London and on the European continent.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member New York Stock Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange (principal founder and president 3 terms), Chicago Board of Trade. Director World’s Fair, Chicago, 1893. Resident consul for Belgium, since 1876, for Turkey, since 1877.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen M. Martin, September 2, 1869.
    • father: Doctor Joseph F. Henrotin
    • mother: Adèle (Kinson) Henrotin
    • spouse: Ellen M. Martin
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    Born April 15, 1843
    Died July 25, 1914
    (aged 71)
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