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Harry J. Haas

Harry J. Haas, American banker. Member American Bankers Association (president 1931-1932), American Institute Banking (honorary), Pennsylvania Bankers Association (president 1928), Association Reserve City Bankers (honorary, an organizer).

Background

  • Haas, Harry J. was born on January 20, 1879 in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John and Elizabeth Haas.

  • Education

    • Graduate Wyoming Seminary and College of Business, Kingston, Pennsylvania graduate Evening School of Accounts and Finance, University of Pennsylvania, 1910. Graduate American Institute Banking, 1910.

    Career

    • 1 son, Joseph Sanders. Salesman and newspaper correspondent until 1902. Teller Berwick (Pennsylvania) National Bank, 1902-1903.

      Assistant treasurer Berwick Savings & Trust Company, 1903-1907. Secretary and treasurer Farmers & Mechanics Trust Company, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1907. With Merchants National Bank of Philadelphia (merged with First National Bank 1910) from 1908, assistant cahsier, 1908-1916, vice-president, director 1924-1944.

      Past director director, vice president Philadelphia Bourse.

    Works

    • Author: Golf Service for Caddies and Members.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American Bankers Association (president 1931-1932), American Institute Banking (honorary), Pennsylvania Bankers Association (president 1928), Association Reserve City Bankers (honorary, an organizer). Clubs: Bank Officers’ (honorary), Merion Cricket.

    Connections

    • Married Rufie Watson Sanders, October 28, 1914.
    • father: John Haas
    • mother: Elizabeth Haas
    • spouse: Rufie Watson Sanders
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