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Wirt Wright

Wirt Wright, American banker.

Background

  • Wright, Wirt was born on June 6, 1878 in Libertyville, Illinois, United States. Son of Caleb Frank and Emma Jane (Price) Wright.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Beloit (Wisconsin) College, 1901.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Katherine. Teller, N.W. Harris & Company, Chicago, 1901-1904. Cashier First National Bank, Edgerton, Wisconsin, 1904-1907.

      Cashier National Stock Yards, National Bank, East St. Louis, Illinois, 1907-1910, president, 1910-1925. Vice president State Bank & Trust Company, Evanston, Illinois, 1925-1926, president from 1926. Chairman Liberty Loan Drive, St. Clair Company, Illinois, World War.

      Director Evanston Council Boy Scouts of America. Chairman Advisory Committee of NRA. President Evanston Community Chest, Inc.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Clubs: Bankers (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Addie Wiswell Stafford, October 15, 1901.
    • father: Caleb Frank Wright
    • mother: Emma Jane (Price) Wright
    • spouse: Addie Wiswell Stafford
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