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John Story Jenks

John Story Jenks, American banker. Decorated Chevalier Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur (France), 1937, Member American Philosophical Society. member of board of managers The Western Saving Fund Society, The Morris Arboretum.; Member of the board of mgrs. University Museum (former president); Club: Philadelphia.

Background

  • Jenks, John Story was born in 1876 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William H. and Hannah M. (Hacker) Jenks.

  • Education

    • Student Haverford College, 1894-1896. Honorary Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1940.

    Career

    • Clerk Girard Trust Company, 1897-1899. Partner Edward B. Smith & Company, bankers, 1900-1908, Bertron, Griscom & Jenks, 1909-1912. Director Girard Trust Company, Insurance Company of North America, Indemnity Insurance Company of N. America, The Alliance Insurance Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Fire & Marine Insurance Company, Muskogee Company, Midland Valley Railroad Company, Kansas, Oklahoma & Gulf Railway Company, Oklahoma City, Ada, Atoka Railway Company, Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Company, trustee Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company.

    Membership

    Member of board of managers The Western Saving Fund Society, The Morris Arboretum. Member of the board of mgrs. University Museum (former president).

    Club: Philadelphia.

    Connections

    • Married Isabella F. G. Morton, 1902. Children: Thomas Story, Morton, Ann West (Mistress.
    • father: William H. Jenks
    • mother: Hannah M. (Hacker) Jenks
    • spouse: Isabella F. G. Morton
    • children: Thomas Story Jenks
    • Morton Jenks
    • Ann West (Mrs Jenks
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    Born 1876
    Died March 13, 1946
    (aged 70)
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