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Charles Lovel Wright

Charles Lovel Wright, American banker. Mason.


  • Wright, Charles Lovel was born on August 27, 1885 in Orange, California, United States. Son of Charles L. and Clara Alma (Warren) Wright.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.


    • Began as messenger with National Bank of California, Los Angeles, 1901, made chief teller, 1910. Assistant cashier First National Bank of Long Beach, California, 1912-1916. Assistant manager Long Beach Clearing Housee Association, 1912-1916.

      Cashier Security National Bank of Pasadena, California (title changed 1940 to Union National Bank of Pasadena), 1916-1920, vice president 1920-1924, president, since 1925. Chairman Ednl. Commission California Taxpayers Association, 1926-1934. Founder, chairman Pasadena Unit, California Taxpayers Association, 1926-1932.

      Former member advising committee Pasadena Community Chest. Director, vice president Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, 1926-1929. Founder member, director, treasurer of Pasadena Civic Orchestra, 1929-1931.

      Director Pasadena Hospital Association, 1929-1936, treasurer, 1936. Member investment committee Huntington Memorial Hospital, since 1936. Director Pasadena Improvement Association, 1941-1943.

      General chairman 50th Anniversary Convention Committee, California Bankers Association, 1941. President Pasadena Clearing House Association, 1941, ’47, ’51. Member Town Hall, since 1941.

      President Pasadena Merchants Association, 1941-1942, director 1941-1947. Republican.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Mason.; Clubs: Valley Hunt (Pasadena).


    • Married Ellen Louise Andrews, 1936.
    • father: Charles L. Wright
    • mother: Clara Alma (Warren) Wright
    • spouse: Ellen Louise Andrews
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    Born August 27, 1885
    Died March 27, 1954
    (aged 68)