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Milton Everett Ailes

Milton Everett Ailes, American banker.


  • Ailes, Milton Everett was born on August 19, 1867 in Shelby County, Ohio, United States. Son of Hezekiah S. and Jane Ailes.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Sidney, O. Bachelor of Laws, National U. Law School, Washington, 1889, Master of Laws, 1890. Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1890.


    • Appointed minor position Treasury Department, 1887. Served through the various grades of the classified service. Appointed secretary to the secretary of the treasury, December, 1897.

      Assistant secretary of the treasury, 1901-1903. Vice president 1903-1921, president, since 1921, Riggs National Bank.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    • Married Mary E. Gowans, November 25, 1891.
    • father: Hezekiah S.
    • mother: Jane Ailes
    • spouse: Mary E. Gowans
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    Born August 19, 1867
    Died October 30, 1925
    (aged 58)