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Louis Sherman Headley

Louis Sherman Headley, American lawyer, banker. Member American (president trust div. 1942-1943), Minnesota bar associations, St. Paul Young Men’s Christian Association (past president), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Headley, Louis Sherman was born on September 19, 1885 in Fairmont, Minnesota, United States. Son of Charles W. and Sara (Sherman) Headley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Carleton College, 1907. LL. B., Harvard, 1912.

    Career

    • Bar, 1914; associate Rounds, Hatch, Dillingham & Debevoise, New York City, 1912-1913. Staff attorney general Minnesota, 1914-1916. Private practice, St. Paul, 1916-1918.

      Officer First Trust Company of St. Paul (formerly Northwestern Trust Company), 1918-1951. Retired as president, 1951. Special associate firm Morgan, Raudenbush, Morgan, Oehler & Davis, St. Paul, since 1951.

      Faculty Graduate School Banking, Rutgers University, 1942-1954. Instructor St. Paul College Law, 1928-1931. Director First Trust Company, Minnesota Tribune, Canmore Mines, Ltd., Rundle Mountain Trading Company Chairman National Committee on Community Foundation, St. Paul Community Chest, 1939-1940.

      President St. Paul Young Men’s Christian Association, 1927-1931, Children’s Hospital, 1947-1949, St. Paul Rehabilitation Center, 1951-1956. Chairman of the board of trustees Carleton College, since 1955. Director St. Paul Foundation, Tozer Foundation, Gilfillan Foundation.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member American (president trust div. 1942-1943), Minnesota bar associations, St. Paul Young Men’s Christian Association (past president), Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Minnesota, Athletic, Rotary (president 1935-1936), Informal (secretary) (St. Paul).

    Connections

    • Married Sylvia Knight, September 18, 1915. Children: Sara (Mistress.
    • father: Charles W. Headley
    • mother: Sara (Sherman) Headley
    • spouse: Sylvia Knight
    • child: Sara (Mrs Headley
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    Born September 19, 1885
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