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Benedict Joseph Lazar

Benedict Joseph Lazar, banker. Mason.


  • Lazar, Benedict Joseph was born on February 24, 1884. Son of Joseph and Rebecca (Feldman) Lazar.

  • Education

    • Graduate American Institute Banking, St. Louis, 1914.


    • Office boy, later auditor Mechanics American National Bank of St. Louis, 1900-1914. Engaged in mortgage loan business, 1915-1917. Audit clerk Federal Reserve Bank Cleveland, 1918-1920.

      Cashier Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cincinnati branch, 1920-1935, managing director, 1935-1942. Vice president Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland in charge Cincinnati branch (service retirement). Life member American Institute Banking (Cincinnati chapter), Cincinnati Association Credit Men, Cincinnati Numismatic Association, 1949.


    Mason.; Clubs: Bankers, Rotary.


    • Married Juliette Schwarz, April. Children: Elizabeth, Louise.
    • father: Joseph Lazar
    • mother: Rebecca (Feldman) Lazar
    • spouse: Juliette Schwarz
    • children: Elizabeth Lazar
    • Louise Lazar
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    Born February 24, 1884
    Died December 4, 1955
    (aged 71)