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Charles Wilbur Laycock

Charles Wilbur Laycock, American banker. Mason.

Background

  • Laycock, Charles Wilbur was born on October 3, 1860 in Harveyville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Adam Clark and Clarissa Ann (Millard) Laycock.

  • Education

    • Educated Wyoming Seminary, Kingston, Pennsylvania.

    Career

    • Bookkeeper 2d National Bank, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1882-1890. Cashier Anthracite Savings Bank, 1890-1910. With New York and Philadelphia banking house, 1910-1913.

      Cashier Miners Bank of Wilkes-Barre, 1913-1915, vice president, 1915-1924, president, since 1924. Director, secretary and treasurer Wilkes-Barre Railway Corporation. Director Stevens Coal Company Trustee of Wyoming Seminary.

      Director Pennsylvania State Chamber Commerce, Wilkes-Barre-Wyoming Valley Chamber Commerce. Treasurer Wyoming History and Geological Society.

    Politics

    Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    One may feel driven by urges such as anger, lust or greed. If anybody is willing to be open to the Holy Spirit, God helps to resist evil and to live life to the full.

    Membership

    Mason.

    Connections

    • Married L. Jennie Clapp, June 5, 1890. Children: Charles Harold, Robert Clark, Millard Day.
    • father: Adam Clark Laycock
    • mother: Clarissa Ann (Millard) Laycock
    • spouse: L. Jennie Clapp
    • children: Charles Harold Laycock
    • Robert Clark Laycock
    • Millard Day Laycock
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    Born October 3, 1860
    Died November 25, 1940
    (aged 80)
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