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Paul Graham Busey

Paul Graham Busey, American banker. Member Illinois Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Society of Cincinnati of State of Virginia; Mason.

Background

  • Busey, Paul Graham was born on October 5, 1881 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Son of Matthew Wales and Katherine Wheeler (Richards) Busey.

  • Education

    • Student of University of Illinois, 1898-1902, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1903-1904, Art Academy, Chicago, 1904.

    Career

    • With Busey State Bank. Urbana, Illinois, since 1905, bookkeeper, 1905-1910, teller, 1911-1917, assistant cashier, 1917-1920, vice president, 1920-1932, president 1932-1945. President Busey First National Bank since 1945.

      Director Commercial Building & Loan Association. Author and owner Busey Fraternity Accounting System. Director Urbana Board of Education.

      Vice-president and regional chairman Illinois State School Board Association. Director Urbana Association of Commerce (treasurer). Member Urbana Public Library Board.

    Works

    • Contributor to business mags.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Illinois Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Society of Cincinnati of State of Virginia. Mason.; Clubs: Union League (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Blanche Black, June 25, 1909 (divorced). Children: Patricia Blanche (Mistress.
    • father: Matthew Wales Busey
    • mother: Katherine Wheeler (Richards) Busey
    • spouse: Blanche Black
    • child: Patricia Blanche (Mrs Busey
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    Born October 5, 1881
    Died September 24, 1950
    (aged 68)
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