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William Barret Ridgely

William Barret Ridgely, American banker.


  • Ridgely, William Barret was born on July 19, 1858 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles and Jane M. (Barret) Ridgely.

  • Education

    • Public school education, Springfield. C.E., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1879.


    • Shelby Moore Cullom, October 24, 1882 (died 1902). Married second, Kate A. Deering, December 30, 1905. Engaged in mining, manufacturing and banking in Springfield until May 1, 1899.

      Secretary Vice-President Republic Iron & Steel Company, 1899-1901. Comptroller of the currency, United States, 1901-1908.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    • Married Ella M., d. Married second, Kate A. Deering, December 30, 1905.
    • father: Charles Ridgely
    • mother: Jane M. (Barret) Ridgely
    • spouses: Ella M.
    • Kate A. Deering
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    Died April 30, 1920
    (aged 61)