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Marcus Smith Sonntag

Marcus Smith Sonntag, American banker. member Board of Education 9 years Delaware to Republican National Convention, 1908.; Member American Bankers Association (Vice-President 1912; member Executive Committee 1924-1926), Indiana Bankers Association (president 1913-1914); member of advisory committee Bankers Industrial Exposition, New New York Trustee Young Men’s Christian Association Evansville (director 25 years).

Background

  • Sonntag, Marcus Smith was born on February 17, 1859 in Evansville, Indiana, United States. Son of John Haviland and Ellen (Brennan) Sonntag.

  • Education

    • Education high school, Evansville, Indiana.

    Career

    • In insurance business, 1894-1904. President Union Investment Company, 1894-1904. Became president American Trust & Savings Bank, 1904, liquidating agent, 1931.

      President Evansville Development Company, Abstract & Title Guarantee Company. Secretary and treasurer Ingleside Land Company. Director Sunbeam Electric Manufacturing Company, Union Building & Loan Association.

      Director Old National Bank, since 1901. Chairman Liberty Loan campaign, Southern Indiana, World War I. President Indiana World War Memorial Commission (monument erected at cost of $10,000,000). President Evansville Public Library, 1912-1923.

      Member Board of Education 9 years Delaware to Republican National Convention, 1908.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Board of Education 9 years Delaware to Republican National Convention, 1908. Member American Bankers Association (Vice-President 1912. Member Executive Committee 1924-1926), Indiana Bankers Association (president 1913-1914).

    Member of advisory committee Bankers Industrial Exposition, New New York Trustee Young Men’s Christian Association Evansville (director 25 years).

    Connections

    • Married Genevieve M. Cook, February 12, 1884.
    • father: John Haviland Sonntag
    • mother: Ellen (Brennan) Sonntag
    • spouse: Genevieve M. Cook
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    Born February 17, 1859
    Died August 25, 1936
    (aged 77)
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