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Lester Armour

Lester Armour, American banker. Served as ensign United States Naval Aviation World War I.

Background

  • Armour, Lester was born on March 21, 1895 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Philip Danforth and May Elizabeth (Lester) Armour.

  • Education

    • Preparatory education, St. Mark’s Sch, Southboro, Massachusetts. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1918.

    Career

    • Chairman board, chief Executive officer Chicago National Bank. Retired vice chairman Harris Trust & Savings Bank. Pure Oil Corporation Chairman board of trustees Illinois Institute Technology.

    Membership

    Served as ensign United States Naval Aviation World War I.

    Connections

    • Married Leola Stanton. Married second, Alexandra Galitzine.
    • father: Philip Danforth Armour
    • mother: May Elizabeth (Lester) Armour
    • spouses: Leola Stanton
    • Alexandra Galitzine.
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    Born March 21, 1895
    Died December 26, 1970
    (aged 75)
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