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Walter Scott Mclucas

Walter Scott Mclucas, American banker. member Beta Theta Pi; Member Christian (Disciples) Church; Mason (K.T., 32°. Shriner), Elk.


  • Mclucas, Walter Scott was born on July 28, 1875 in Newcastle, Indiana, United States. Son of John C. and Louisa Belle (Cooper) M.

  • Education

    • Educated University of Nebraska.


    • In live stock commission and loan business, Omaha, Nebraska, 18 months. Later official court reporter, 1st Judicial District of Nebraska, 3½ years. Again in live stock commission and loan business at St. Joseph, Missouri, and Kansas City.

      Vice-president and cashier Merchants Bank, St. Joseph, 1908-1912, and upon consolidation, 1912, with First National Bank, was made 1st vice president First National Bank. Vice president Commerce Trust Company of Kansas City, 1915-1917, president, 1917-1921, vice-president National City Bank, New York, 1921-1922, president Commerce Trust Company, Kansas City, November 1922. Chairman of the Board, 1926-1933.

      President National Bank of Detroit, 1933-1938, chairman of board since 1938. Former member National Credit Corporation. Ex-chairman for Kansas City, Reconstruction Finance Corporation Ex-president Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City, Trust Company Division of America Bankers Association.

      Member Beta Theta Pi. Former member Advisory Council Federal Reserve Board.


    Party affiliation: Republican



    Member Beta Theta Pi. Member Christian (Disciples) Church. Mason (K.T., 32°. Shriner), Elk.

    Clubs: Metropolitan (New York).


    • Married Grace Nichols, October 12, 1898.; married second, Mistress. Children: Mistress.
    • father: John C. M.
    • mother: Louisa Belle (Cooper) M.
    • spouses: Grace Nichols
    • Mistress
    • child: Mrs Mclucas
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    Born July 28, 1875
    Died February 5, 1953
    (aged 77)