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Charles Frederick Childs

Charles Frederick Childs, American investment banker.

Background

  • Childs, Charles Frederick was born on November 22, 1875 in Brattleboro, Vermont, United States. Son of Walter Henry and Clara Maria (Davis) Childs.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale.

    Career

    • Republican bond dealers in Boston, 1900-1903. Moved to Chicago, 1904. Manager western office of Fisk & Robinson, bankers, New York, until 1910.

      Manager bond department Continental & Commercial Trust & Savings, Bank of Chicago, 1910-1911. President C. F. Childs & Company, Specialists in United States government bonds, 1911-1928 and since 1930. Founder Manufacturers Credit Company.

      Co-founder Investment Bankers Association of America. Chairman Committee of Data compiling First Liberty Loan circulars, chairman of Organization Committee for sales in State of Indiana Vice-president American Trust Company and American National Company, San Francisco. Supervisor of Foreign Branch Offices C. F. Childs and Company-American National Company in London, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam.

      Founder and president Childs Securities Corporation Author of bulletins “Concerning Economics and United States Government Bonds,” also a Book concerning United States Government Securities. Alderman, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1908-1909, Mayor 1910-1911.

    Works

    • Author of bulletins “Concerning Economics and United States Government Bonds,” also a Book concerning United States Government Securities. Alderman, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1908-1909, Mayor 1910-1911.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Clubs: Chicago, Onwentsia, Yale, Shoreacres, Attic (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Edith Harris Newell, December 31, 1900 (died 1952). Children: Madeleine C. Pullman, Claire C. McBride, Frederick Newell.
    • father: Walter Henry Childs
    • mother: Clara Maria (Davis) Childs
    • spouse: Edith Harris Newell
    • children: Madeleine C. Pullman Childs
    • Claire C. McBride Childs
    • Frederick Newell Childs
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    Born November 22, 1875
    Died March 14, 1955
    (aged 79)
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