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Harold Kemp Downing

Harold Kemp Downing, American banker. Member Ngakkan Nyaagu, 1893-1898. Treasurer Rensselaer County Red Cross.; Member American Bankers assosiation, New York State Bankers Association, Rensselaer County Bankers Association (chairman), Trust Companies Association of New York (Executive Committee), Atlantic States Shippers Advisory Board, Troy Chamber of Commerce (ex-president).; Mason.

Background

  • Downing, Harold Kemp was born on September 21, 1875 in Troy, New York, United States. Son of Edward Halley and Anna (Cantrell) Downing.

  • Education

    • Education high school, Troy.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Eleanor. Clerk National State Bank, Troy, 1893-1898. Receiving teller Manufacturers National Bank, 1898-1901. Assistant secretary and treasurer The Troy Trust Company, 1901-1907, treasurer, 1907-1913, secretary and treasurer, 1913-1918, vice-president and secretary, 1918-1920, president, 1920-1941, Chairman of the Board, January 15-November 1, 1941.

      Treasurer, managing director and director Rensselaer Improvement Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Ngakkan Nyaagu, 1893-1898. Treasurer Rensselaer County Red Cross. Member American Bankers assosiation, New York State Bankers Association, Rensselaer County Bankers Association (chairman), Trust Companies Association of New York (Executive Committee), Atlantic States Shippers Advisory Board, Troy Chamber of Commerce (ex-president).

    Mason.; Clubs: Troy, Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Jane Riggs Luckerhoff, June 1, 1899.
    • father: Edward Halley Downing
    • mother: Anna (Cantrell) Downing
    • spouse: Jane Riggs Luckerhoff
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    Born September 21, 1875
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