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Henry Idema

Henry Idema, American banker.


  • Idema, Henry was born on February 29, 1856 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Henry and Frances (Van der Ploeg) Idema.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools.


    • Bradstreet’s Mercantile Agency, Grand Rapids, 1882-1893. Chairman of the Board Old Kent Bank, Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1908. Vice president Michigan Trust Company.

      Treasurer Metal Office Furniture Company, McKenzie River Timber Company. Director First National Bank, Holland, Michigan, Tillamook Yellow Fir Company, Michigan Consolidated Gas Company Trustee, treasurer Isabella Home for Aged Women.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Clubs: Peninsular, Kent Country.


    • Married Annie Doornink, February 3, 1880. Children: Chester F., Walter D., Edward H. Manager.
    • father: Henry Van
    • mother: Frances (Van
    • spouse: Annie Doornink
    • children: Chester F. Idema
    • Walter D. Idema
    • Edward H. Mgr Idema
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    Born February 29, 1856
    Died January 5, 1951
    (aged 94)