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Raymond Robert Frazier

Raymond Robert Frazier, American banker. member Committee on Federal Legislation and Committee on Extension of Savings Association, 1926; member Committee on Federal Legislation and Committee on Extension of Savings Bank System, National Association Mutual Savings Banks, also; Member Psi Upsilon.

Background

  • Frazier, Raymond Robert was born on March 21, 1873 in Viroqua, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William and Pluma (Powell) Frazier.

  • Education

    • Student of University Wisconsin, 1896-1897.

    Career

    • Personal secretary to governor of Wisconsin, 1890-1893, executive clerk, 1893-1896. American consul at Cpoenhagen Denmark, 1902-1905. Banking business, Seattle, since 1906.

      Vice president, general manager Washington Mutual Savings Bank, 1906-1915, president, 1915-1934, Chairman of the Board, 1934-1941, adviser to board, since 1941. Director Pacific National Bank, 1929-1934. Trustee Seattle Times Company, 1930-1932.

      Vice president Rainier National Park Company, 1925-1927, director, 1920-1940. Activee promotor savings bank legislation. President savings bank div.

      American Bankers Association, 1921, state vice president, 1931-1934, 38-39, chairman special committee in negotiations with secretary of treasury in connection with refunding maturing war debts. President Washington Savings Banks Association 1926. Member Committee on Federal Legislation and Committee on Extension of Savings Association, 1926.

      Member Committee on Federal Legislation and Committee on Extension of Savings Bank System, National Association Mutual Savings Banks, also member of council of administration, 1920-1936.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member Committee on Federal Legislation and Committee on Extension of Savings Association, 1926. Member Committee on Federal Legislation and Committee on Extension of Savings Bank System, National Association Mutual Savings Banks, also. Member Psi Upsilon.; Clubs: College (president 1915-1916).

    Connections

    • Married Augusta Wood, February 22, 1898.
    • father: William Frazier
    • mother: Pluma (Powell) Frazier
    • spouse: Augusta Wood
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    Born March 21, 1873
    Died October 4, 1955
    (aged 82)
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