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John F. Smulski

John F. Smulski, Polish banker. Decorated Chevalier Legion of Honor by French Government; Commander Polonia Restituta by the Polish Government. member of law firm David, Smulski and McGaffey, 1890-1905.

Background

  • Smulski, John F. was born on February 4, 1867 in Posen, Poland. Son of William and Euphemia (Balcer) Smulski.

  • Education

    • Common school and college education.

    Career

    • Admitted to the Illinois bar, 1890. Member of law firm David, Smulski and McGaffey, 1890-1905. Organizer and president NorthWestern Trust & Savings Bank, since 1906.

      Director Second North-Western State Bank, Fullerton State Bank, Marshall Square State Bank, Inland Trust & Savings Bank, Keystone Trust & Savings Bank, Brighton Park State Bank. Alderman, Chicago, 1898-1903. City attorney, 1903-1907.

      State treasurer of Illinois, 1907-1909. Vice president. and treasurer Chicago Association Commerce, 1911-1914. President Board of West Chicago Park Commissioners, 1907-1913, 1916-1920.

    Membership

    Member of law firm David, Smulski and McGaffey, 1890-1905.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Mikitynski, June 7, 1899. Children: Harriet, John Jay Early engaged in newspaper and publishing business.
    • father: William Smulski
    • mother: Euphemia (Balcer) Smulski
    • spouse: Harriet Mikitynski
    • children: Harriet Smulski
    • John Jay Early engaged in newspaper and publishing business Smulski
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    Born February 4, 1867
    Died March 18, 1928
    (aged 61)
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