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Amadeo Peter Giannini

Amadeo Peter Giannini, American banker. Member board regents University of California; member Native Sons of Golden West.

Background

  • Giannini, Amadeo Peter was born on May 6, 1870 in San Jose, California, United States. Son of Luigi and Virginia (Demartini) Giannini.

  • Education

    • Educated Public school and business college.

    Career

    • Joseph Cuneo, September 14, 1892. Children—L.M., V.D. (deceased), Claire E. Began at 12 years of age with L. Scatena & Company, wholesale commission merchants, San Francisco, and at 19 was admitted to firm. Became manager Estate of Joseph Cuneo, and director Columbus Savings & Loan Society.

      Founder 1904, Bank of Italy (now Bank of America National Trust & Savings Association) founder, chairman. Chairman of the Board Trans-america Corporation. Honorary chairman Banca d’America e d’Italia.

      Director National City Bk. and director City Bk. Farmers Trust Company, New York. Director First National Bank of Portland, Oregon. director Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, and Fireman’s Fund Imdemnity Company, San Francisco.

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member board regents University of California. Member Native Sons of Golden West. Clubs: Olympic, Bohemian, Commonwealth, San Francisco Commercial, Union League, San Francisco Golf (San Francisco).

    Connections

    • Married Clorinda Agnes, d. Children: L.M., V.D. (deceased), Claire E. Began at 12 years.
    • father: Luigi Giannini
    • mother: Virginia (Demartini) Giannini
    • spouse: Clorinda Agnes
    • children: L.M. Giannini
    • V.D. Giannini (deceased)
    • Claire E. Began at 12 yrs Giannini
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    Died June 3, 1949
    (aged 79)
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