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Charles Simonton Mccain

Charles Simonton Mccain, American banker. Served as chairman of Pulaski County War Savings committee, chairman Jewish Relief Campaign, New York City Citizens Committee, Navy Relief Society Campaign; member Executive Committee American Red Cross and; Member American Bankers’ Association (executive council, 1920-1923), Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Mccain, Charles Simonton was born on January 18, 1884 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States. Son of William Simonton and Eliza Catherine (Chesnutt) Mccain.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, high school, Little Rock, Arkansas. Student Erskine College, Due West, South Carolina. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1904.

    Career

    • In banking business, Little Rock, 1899, and advanced to president Bankers Trust Сompany. Vice president National Park Bank, New York, 1925-1927, president, 1927-1929. Became president Chase National Bank, 1929, later Chairman of the Board.

      President United Light & Power Company, Chicago, 1934-1939. President Dillon, Read & Company Inc., New York, 1939-1951, now director. B. F. Goodrich Company, American Viscose Corporation, National Cash Register Company, Corn Products Refining Company, Congoleum-Nairn, Inc., International Paper Company.

      President of Little Rock Clearing House, 1920-1921.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Served as chairman of Pulaski County War Savings committee, chairman Jewish Relief Campaign, New York City Citizens Committee, Navy Relief Society Campaign. Member Executive Committee American Red Cross and. Member American Bankers’ Association (executive council, 1920-1923), Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Clubs: Links, Yale, Recess, Piping Rock.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Walker, June 6, 1917. Children: William Simonton, Charles Simonton, Grace McCain Durrell.
    • father: William Simonton Mccain
    • mother: Eliza Catherine (Chesnutt) Mccain
    • spouse: Frances Walker
    • children: William Simonton Mccain
    • Charles Simonton Mccain
    • Grace McCain Durrell Mccain
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    Born January 18, 1884
    Died December 13, 1957
    (aged 73)
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