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Edwards Whitaker

Edwards Whitaker, American banker.


  • Whitaker, Edwards was born on August 29, 1848 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of William A. and Letitia (Edwards) Whitaker.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.


    • 1 daughter, Emma C. (Mistress Samuel C. Davis). Began as clerk in quartermaster department United States Army, later in the United States sub-treasury office, St. Louis, and with firm of Edwards & Matthews, bankers and brokers. Member firm Matthews & Whitaker, and upon retirement of Mr.

      Matthews, 1890, title was changed to Whitaker & Hodgman, later Whitaker & Company. President Boatmen’s Bank since 1910. Director St. Louis Union Trust Company.


    Clubs: St. Louis, University, Noonday, Mercantile.


    • Married Sophia Taylor, of Kirkwood, Missouri, 1874.
    • father: William A. Whitaker
    • mother: Letitia (Edwards) Whitaker
    • spouse: Sophia Taylor
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    Born August 29, 1848