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Edward Cornish

Edward Cornish, American banker. Member Cornish & England, 1900-1902.

Background

  • Cornish, Edward was born on October 25, 1871 in Arkansas, United States. Son of Eli and Sarah Jane (Benton) Cornish.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Monticello, Arkansas. Eastman Business College, Pougnkeepsie, New York, 1888.

    Career

    • Member Cornish & England, 1900-1902. Vice president State National Bank, 1902-1904. President American Bank, 1904-1911.

      Vice president German National Bank, 1911-1917. Vice president American National Bank, 1917-1919. Vice president American Bank of Commerce & Trust Company, 1919-1921, president 1921-1924.

      Later president American Southern Trust Company (all of Little Rock, Arkansas). Then president First American Bank & Trust Company, West Palm Beach, Florida President Board of Commerce, Little Rock, 1918.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member Cornish & England, 1900-1902.

    Connections

    • Married Hilda Kahlert, July 20, 1902. Children: Edith (Mistress Raymond F. Low), Hilda (Mistress James M. Cootes), Ed(ward), Sylvia, Merion, Don.
    • father: Eli Cornish
    • mother: Sarah Jane (Benton) Cornish
    • spouse: Hilda Kahlert
    • children: Edith Cornish (Mistress Raymond F. Low)
    • Hilda Cornish (Mistress James M. Cootes)
    • Ed Cornish (ward)
    • Sylvia Cornish
    • Merion Cornish
    • Don Cornish
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    Born October 25, 1871
    Died November 5, 1928
    (aged 57)
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