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Samuel Mccracken

Samuel Mccracken, American banker.

Background

  • Mccracken, Samuel was born on November 12, 1876 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Leroy and Charlotte (Little) Mccracken.

  • Education

    • Student Public school, Scranton, 1886-1893.

    Career

    • Clerk Traders National Bank, Scranton, 1893-1903. Treasurer Union Savings & Trust Company, Pittstown, Pennsylvania, 1903-1907. Assistant cashier Peoples Bank of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1907-1909, cashier, 1909-1915.

      Cashier Miners National Bank of Wilkes-Barre, 1915-1923, vice president, 1923-1924, executive vice president, 1924-1941, president, 1941-1949, director, since 1921. Chairman of the Board Lehigh Valley Coal Company. Director Lehigh Valley Coal Sales Company, Lehigh Valley Coal Corporation Director Wilkes-Barre Young Men’s Christian Association.

    Politics

    Church members should support and resourcing their institutions to reflect on political issues in the light of Christian faith.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

    Connections

    • Married Phebe Englert, June 4, 1902. Children: George Englert, Elizabeth Jane.
    • father: Leroy Mccracken
    • mother: Charlotte (Little) Mccracken
    • spouse: Phebe Englert
    • children: George Englert Mccracken
    • Elizabeth Jane Mccracken
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    Born November 12, 1876
    Died December 28, 1951
    (aged 75)
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