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Walter J. Cummings

Walter J. Cummings, American banker. Member administrative council Loyola University; member Executive Committee Associate Catholic Charities of Chgo Knight of Malta by Pope Pius XI.

Background

  • Cummings, Walter J. was born on June 24, 1879 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Walter J. and Mary (Doyle) Cummings.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Laws, Northwestern, Loyola, DePaul.

    Career

    • Bd Continental Illinois National Bank & Trust Company, 1934-1959, chairman of the executive committee, since 1959. Chairman finance committee, director Chicago Milwaukee, St. Paul Railroad Company. Director Texas Company, American Car and Foundry Industries, Inc., Commonwealth Edison Co, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Life trustee and associate Northwestern University Executive assistant to Secretary of the Treasury, March 1933-January 31, 1934.

      1st Chairman of the Board Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, September 7, 1933-January 31, 1934. Treasurer Democratic National Committee, 1934-1936. National treas United Service Organizations, February 1941-February 1943, director since February 1941.

      Director National War Fund.

    Membership

    Member administrative council Loyola University. Member Executive Committee Associate Catholic Charities of Chgo Knight of Malta by Pope Pius XI. Clubs: Chicago, Old Elm, Onwentsia.

    Connections

    • Married Lillian McL. Garvy, November 27, 1915 (deceased). Children: Walter J., Arthur J., Edward McL. Chairman.
    • father: Walter J. Cummings
    • mother: Mary (Doyle) Cummings
    • spouse: Lillian McL. Garvy
    • children: Walter J. Cummings
    • Arthur J. Cummings
    • Edward McL. Chairman Cummings
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    Died August 19, 1967
    (aged 88)
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