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Thomas A. Wilson

Thomas A. Wilson, American banker.

Background

  • Wilson, Thomas A. was born on September 19, 1888 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Leslie MacLean and Nellie Priscilla (Orr) Wilson.

  • Education

    • Student Maplewood Academy, 1899, Nazareth Hall Military Academy, 1900-1903, Tome School, 1904-1905, Exeter Academy, 1905-1908, Lafayette College, 1908-1909. Bachelor of Letters, Princeton, 1913.

    Career

    • Dist manager Mututal Benefit Life Insurance Company, 1914-1923. Vice president Empire Grain & Elevator Company, 1920-1927. General agent Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1924-1928.

      President Peoples Trust Company, 1928-1931. President Marine Midland Trust Company of Southern New York, 1951-1955. Honorary vice Chairman of the Board Marine Midland Bank-Southern, 1955-1972, also chairman directors advisory Council.

      Director Sheraton-Binghamton, Inc., chairman, director Raymond Corporation, Inc. Trustee Link Foundation, Inc. Mayor, City of Binghamton, 1920-1923.

      Chairman New York state district III Savings Bonds div. United States Treasury Department. Member Armed Forces Advisory Committee, 1947-1972.

      Treasurer, director Susquehanna Valley Home, 25 years. Director Humane Society, Salvation Army. Honorary director Roberson Memorial Centre.

      Member football advising committee Princeton, 1925-1972, trustee, 1930-1934.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member Armed Forces Advisory Committee, 1947-1972. Treasurer, director Susquehanna Valley Home, 25 years. Member football advising committee Princeton, 1925-1972, trustee, 1930-1934.

    Served from private to captain Calvary United States Army, 1917-1919. Member of New York State Bankers Association (president 1938), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Navy League of the United States, 78th Division Veterans Association, Princeton, Lafayette alumni associations, International Association Chiefs of Police (honorary), Police and Sheriffs Association (honorary) Republican (delegate various state convs.). Clubs: Binghamton Contry, Binghamton City.

    Connections

    • Married Gertrude Amy Page, April. Children: Thomas A., Bruce Page, Roger Terrill.
    • father: Leslie MacLean Wilson
    • mother: Nellie Priscilla (Orr) Wilson
    • spouse: Gertrude Amy Page
    • children: Thomas A. Wilson
    • Bruce Page Wilson
    • Roger Terrill Wilson
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    Born September 19, 1888
    Died September 3, 1972
    (aged 83)
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