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Alvin William Krech

Alvin William Krech, American banker.

Background

  • Krech, Alvin William was born on May 25, 1858 in Hannibal, Missouri, United States. Son of E. Wilhelm and Mathilde (Grow) Krech.

  • Education

    • Common school education.

    Career

    • In flour milling business in Minnesota, 1874-1888. Railway contractor, 1888-1892. Identified with U.P. R.R., 1893-1894, Mercantile Trust Company, New York, 1894-1903, Equitable Trust Company, since 1903.

      Now chairman latter; also Chairman of the Board Equitable Safe Deposit Company, Western Pacific Railroad Corporation, D.&R.G.W. R.R. Director Metropolitan Opera Company. Trustee St. Luke’s Hospital. Treasurer general and director Permanent Blind Relief Fund.

      Chevalier Legion of Honor (French). Commendatore of Crown of Italy. Officer of Order of the Rumanian Crown.

      Home: New York, New York.

    Connections

    • Married Angeline S. Jackson, 1895. Children: Shepard, Mistress.
    • father: E. Wilhelm Krech
    • mother: Mathilde (Grow) Krech
    • spouse: Angeline S. Jackson
    • children: Shepard Krech
    • Mrs Krech
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    Born March 25, 1858
    Died March 3, 1928
    (aged 69)
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