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Edward Bailey Pryor

Edward Bailey Pryor, American banker.

Background

  • Pryor, Edward Bailey was born on March 8, 1854 in Fayetteville, West Virginia, United States. Son of Joseph William and Frances Frazier (Bailey) Pryor.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Palmyra, Missouri.

    Career

    • Service as clerk, Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railway, December 1879, now the Wabash R.R., with which was identified, as clerk, general bookkeeper, and chief clerk, 1880-1887, assistant auditor, 1887-1903, also assistant secretary, and assistant to the vice president, 1900-1903, assistant to the president, January 1, 1903-October 18, 1905, vice president, October 18, 1905-December 1911, receiver same, 1911-November 1, 1915. President State National Bank, St. Louis, 1914-1929. Chairman of the Board Mississippi Valley Merchants State Trust Company, July 1, since 1929.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Connections

    • father: Joseph William Pryor
    • mother: Frances Frazier (Bailey) Pryor
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    Nationality