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Phineas Allen Janeway

Phineas Allen Janeway, American banker. Mason, Odd.

Background

  • Janeway, Phineas Allen was born on November 27, 1868 in Newton, Iowa, United States. Son of Enoch and Ruth (Heston) Janeway.

  • Education

    • Student Penn College, 1887-1889.

    Career

    • Settled at Perry, Oklahoma, 1899, and purchased what is now the First National Bank. Organized First National Bank of Roff (Oklahoma), 1900. President Mangum (Oklahoma) National Bank, 1901-1946.

      Vice president Liberty National Bank, Oklahoma City, 1919-1922, Chairman of the Board, executive manager, 1922-1926, 28-31, president, 1926-1928. Director Federal Reserve Branch Bank, 1924. President Oklahoma City Clearing House Association, 1925, 26.

      Member advising committee Branch Regional A.C.C. of Oklahoma City, also of the discount committee Chairman, Oklahoma City Agency, War Finance Corporation, World War. Chairman all Liberty Loan drives in Greer County. Also chairman County Council Defense, Fuel administrator, district chairman of two Red Cross drives.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Mason, Odd; Clubs: Oklahoma, Men’s Dinner, Kiwanis, Oklahoma City Golf and Country, Gibbons Dinner.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Rodney, January 20, 1903. Children: Catherine Ruth, Rodney Francis.
    • father: Enoch Janeway
    • mother: Ruth (Heston) Janeway
    • spouse: Elizabeth Rodney
    • children: Catherine Ruth Janeway
    • Rodney Francis Janeway
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    Born November 27, 1868
    Died July 8, 1946
    (aged 77)
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