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Eugene Morgan Stevens

Eugene Morgan Stevens, American banker. member Minn; member exec.

Background

  • Stevens, Eugene Morgan was born on February 1, 1871 in Preston, Minnesota, United States. Son of Andrew J. and Clara Morgan (Bentley) Stevens.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.

    Career

    • With Winona (Minnesota) Wagon Company, 1887-1891. In employ F. H. Peavey & Company, grain merchants, Minneapolis, 1891-1901. With Eugene M. Stevens & Company, and Stevens, Chapman & Company, investment bankers, Minneapolis, 1901-1917.

      Vice president Illinois Merchants Trust Company, Chicago, 1917-1927, president, 1927-1929. President Continental Illinois Bank & Trust Company, 1929-1930. Chairman of the Board, federal reserve agent and Class C director Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 1931-1936.

      Vice chairman Blythe & Company, since 1936. Formerly member Minnesota National Guard. Member Executive Committee Liberty Loan campaigns of Chicago Federal Reserve District Trustee Chicago Memorial Hospital, American library association of Chicago, Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota), University of Chicago.

      President John Crerar Library (Chicago).

    Politics

    A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

    Membership

    Member Minn; member exec.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Frances Rolfe, 1899. Children: Eugene M., Charles Rolfe.
    • father: Andrew J. Stevens
    • mother: Clara Morgan (Bentley) Stevens
    • spouse: Mary Frances Rolfe
    • children: Eugene M. Stevens
    • Charles Rolfe Stevens
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    Born February 1, 1871
    Died January 22, 1937
    (aged 65)
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