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John Jay Abbott

John Jay Abbott, American banker.

Background

  • Abbott, John Jay was born on March 11, 1871 in New York City. Son of John N. and Violet (Gardner) Abbott.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.

    Career

    • Began as assistant to comptroller Chicago (now Commonwealth) Edison Company, 1892. Vice president Continental-Illinois National Bank & Trust Company and predecessors since 1904.

    Membership

    Clubs: Chicago, Chicago Golf, Saddle and Cycle.

    Connections

    • Married Rowena Marsh, January 22, 1896.
    • father: John N. Abbott
    • mother: Violet (Gardner) Abbott
    • spouse: Rowena Marsh
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    Born March 11, 1871
    Died October 18, 1942
    (aged 71)
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