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Elmer T. Eshelman

Elmer T. Eshelman, American banker. member of the board the Young Women's Christian Association; Mason.


  • Eshelman, Elmer T. was born on May 15, 1877 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Son of Samuel B. and Harriet (Metz) Eshelman.

  • Education

    • Education high school, Niagara Falls.


    • Assistant city treasurer, Niagara Falls, 1899-1909. Chief examiner New York State Banking Department, 1909-1917. Vice president Syracuse Trust Company, Syracuse, New York, 1917-1920.

      1st vice president First Trust & Deposit Company, Syracuse, 1920-1923. President City Bank & Trust Company, 1923-1929. Chairman of the Board First Trust Deposit Company, Syracuse, 1929-1930.

      Organized Eshelman-Harder Company Inc., investments, August 1930, and then president. Vice president State Bank, Skaneateles, New York. Treasurer Great Northern Warehouses.

      Director Excelsior Insurance Company, Pierce, Butler & Pierce Manufacturing Company, Unity Life Insurance Company, Central New York Securities Corporation, Onondaga Guaranty Title Company.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Conglist


    Member of the board the Young Women's Christian Association. Mason.; Clubs: Citizens, Century, Rotary, Tuscarora, Bellevue Country (president), Skaneateles Country.


    • Married Helen L. Prime, of Niagara Falls, September 12, 1906 (died December 22, 1928).
    • father: Samuel B. Eshelman
    • mother: Harriet (Metz) Eshelman
    • spouse: Helen L. Prime
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