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John Robert Waller

John Robert Waller, American lawyer, banker. Served as captain United States Army, 1918-1919.; Member numerous professional organization and associations including Chamber of Commerce, S.R., American Legion, bar associations, Greek letter societies.

Background

  • Waller, John Robert was born on February 1, 1883 in Dubuque, Iowa, United States. Son of John Robert and Mary Ellen (Cooper) Waller.

  • Education

    • Student State University of Iowa, University of Chicago, St. Catharines College, University of Oxford, England. Institute Fauvel, Paris. Bachelor of Laws, Yale, 1905, Bachelor of Civil Law, 1906.

      Master of Laws, University of Michigan, 1907.

    Career

    • One daughter, Margaret Roberta (Mistress James Donald Griffin, Junior). Admitted to bars, Michigan and Iowa, 1907, District of Columbia 1918. Practiced at Dubuque, 1907-1918.

      Organized several corporations, Iowa, 1907-1919. Organized International Bank, Washington, District of Columbia, 1919, former Chairman of the Board, now director. President Interstaate Properties, Inc.

      President, director Rutland Railroad (1949-1950). Organization board Hotel Walker, now Mayflower, 1922. Director American Securities Company, Pierce Oil Corporation, International Bank, Pittsburgh Terminal Warehouses, other corporations.

      President I-B Corporation, Washington. Active community projects such as arthritis fund drives.

    Works

    • Author several books 1910-1941. Musical compositions: Silver Wedding Prelude, 1946. Christmas Carol Fantasy, 1948.

      Chords and Counterpoint, 1951. The Lord’s Prayer, 1954. American Hymn, 1955
    • Etude for Organ, 1956.

      A Toast to Zeta Psi, 1958. Christmas Serenade, 1959.

    Membership

    Served as captain United States Army, 1918-1919. Member numerous professional organization and associations including Chamber of Commerce, S.R., American Legion, bar associations, Greek letter societies. Clubs: National Press, Yale, Army and Navy, University, Book and Gavel, Congressional Country, Racquet, Inquerendo (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Tredway, June 20, 1921.
    • father: John Robert Waller
    • mother: Mary Ellen (Cooper) Waller
    • spouse: Margaret Tredway
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    Born February 1, 1883
    Died September 30, 1961
    (aged 78)
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