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Oscar Augustus Fechter

Oscar Augustus Fechter, American banker. member of the board of regents University of Washington, 1914-1925.


  • Fechter, Oscar Augustus was born on September 2, 1864 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George W. and Clara (Schmidt) Fechter.

  • Education

    • Student of University of Wisconsin, 1880-1883, Bachelor of Laws, 1887.


    • Engaged in real estate business, N. Yakima, Washington, 1888-1904. President Yakima Valley Bank, November 17, since 1904. President Yakima Valley Bank & Trust Company, First National Bank of Kennewick.

      Mayor of N. Yakima, Washington, 8 terms. Chairman Yakima County Council Defense, 1917.


    • Translator: The Silesian Horseherd (from German of Max Muller), 1903.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member of the board of regents University of Washington, 1914-1925.


    • Married Gertrude Bartholet, September 2, 1890. Married second, Maud Nash Allen, August 22, 1917.
    • father: George W. Fechter
    • mother: Clara (Schmidt) Fechter
    • spouses: Gertrude Bartholet
    • Maud Nash Allen
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    Born September 2, 1864
    Died February 24, 1935
    (aged 70)