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James Strange Alexander

James Strange Alexander, American banker.


  • Alexander, James Strange was born on February 21, 1865 in Tarrytown, New York, United States. Son of James Strange and Susan M. (Coe) Alexander.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.


    • Clerk, chief clerk, assistant cashier, National Bank of Commerce, New York City, 1885-1907. Treasurer American Express Company, 1907-1908. Returned to National Bank of Commerce as vice president, 1908, president, 1911-1923, later Chairman of the Board.

      Then Chairman of the Board Guaranty Trust Company of New York. Retired 1929.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Federal Reserve Board (advisory committee), 1926-1928. Member New York Clearing House Committee, 1913-1916, 1919-1921 (Chairman of Commission on credit and finance. Member of New York Liberty Loan Committee from its organization, and of its subcommittee on money rates.

    Member of advisory committee American section International Chamber Commerce. Member commission on finance and currency of Chamber of Commerce of State of New York Chevalier Legion of Honor (France).


    • Children: Emma Myer (Mistress.
    • father: James Strange Alexander
    • mother: Susan M. (Coe) Alexander
    • child: Emma Myer (Mrs Alexander
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    Born February 21, 1865
    Died July 16, 1932
    (aged 67)