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Charles Frank Stern

Charles Frank Stern, American banker. Member California State Board Education, 1913-1914.; Member Delta Upsilon.; Mason (Shriner).


  • Stern, Charles Frank was born on May 8, 1880 in Arcata, California, United States. Son of Bernard Frank and Julia Frances (Hopkins) Stern.

  • Education

    • Graduate Union High School, Arcata. Student University of California, Class of 1903.


    • With Humboldt Commercial Company, wholesale grocers, Eureka, California, 1903-1914. Member Highway Commission, California, 1914-1918. Superintendent Bank of California, 1918-1921.

      Executive vice president, First National Bank of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles Trust and Savings Bank, 1921-1925. President Pacific Southwest Savings Bank, and executive vice president Los Angeles First National Bank, 1925-1929. President Occidental Gas Securities Company, 1931-1938.

      Director California Seaboard Corporation, from 1935. Vice president District Bond Company, Deposited Bonds & Shares Corporation President Oakwood Memorial Park.


    • Author: Convict Labor Road Law in California.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member California State Board Education, 1913-1914. Member Delta Upsilon. Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: Sunset California (Los Angeles).


    • Married True Aiken, June 12, 1905. Children: William Wallace, Peter Bernard, Richard Martin.
    • father: Bernard Frank Stern
    • mother: Julia Frances (Hopkins) Stern
    • spouse: True Aiken
    • children: William Wallace Stern
    • Peter Bernard Stern
    • Richard Martin Stern
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