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Ernest H. May

Ernest H. May, American banker. Mason.

Background

  • May, Ernest H. was born on October 16, 1859 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of Joseph J. and Annie E. (Heath) May.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Washington, District of Columbia.

    Career

    • 1 son, Ernest Crawford. Connected with Joseph Rippard’s Sons, importers, New York, 1876-1880. In office of 1st comptroller of the treasury, Washington, District of Columbia, 1880-1885.

      Became connected with First National Bank, Pasadena, California, as clerk, 1886, and retired as president, 1911. Cashier, later president Pasadena Savings & Trust Company. Organizer, 1912, and president Security National Bank, until 1925, Chairman of the Board, 1925-1926 (retired).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Mason.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia McD. Lyon, December 4, 1884 (died 1917).
    • father: Joseph J. May
    • mother: Annie E. (Heath) May
    • spouse: Virginia McD. Lyon
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    Born October 16, 1859
    Died June 21, 1935
    (aged 75)
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