Party affiliation: Republican
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.
Born November 22, 1875