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Frank C. Rathje

Frank C. Rathje, American banker. Member Chicago Association Commerce, Illinois State Chamber of Commerce. (board directors), Transportation Association American (president 1950-1952), Chicago Financial Writer’s Association, American (president 1946), Illinois (president 1936-1937) bankers associations, American Institute Banking, Association Reserve City Bankers.

Background

  • Rathje, Frank C. was born on August 20, 1882 in Bloomingdale, Illinois, United States. Son of William and Louise (Ehlers) Rathje.

  • Education

    • Educated St. John’s Military Academy, Delafield, Wisconsin. Armour Institute, Chicago. Doctor of Laws, Northwestern University, 1907, D.Bus.

      Administrn., 1946; Doctor of Laws, Monmouth (Illinois) College, 1946.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1907. Member firm Rathje, Kulp, Sabel & Sullivan. President Mutual National Bank of Chicago, 1918-1954, Chairman of the Board, since 1954.

      President Chicago City Bank & Trust Company, since 1926. Chairman Navy Renegotiation Board for 9th Naval District, Chicago office, 1942-1943. V. chairman Chicago Plan Commission.

    Membership

    Member Chicago Association Commerce, Illinois State Chamber of Commerce. (board directors), Transportation Association American (president 1950-1952), Chicago Financial Writer’s Association, American (president 1946), Illinois (president 1936-1937) bankers associations, American Institute Banking, Association Reserve City Bankers. Clubs: Union League (president 1947-1949), Chicago, Lake Shore, South Shore Country, Executives, Camp Fire (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Josephine Logan, October 16, 1915. Children: Theron L., Josephine, Frank C. Shirley.
    • father: William Rathje
    • mother: Louise (Ehlers) Rathje
    • spouse: Josephine Logan
    • children: Theron L. Rathje
    • Josephine Rathje
    • Frank C. Shirley Rathje
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    Died February, 1967
    (aged 84)
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