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Verne Clinton Bonesteel

Verne Clinton Bonesteel, American banker. Mason (32 degree, Shriner).


  • Bonesteel, Verne Clinton was born on April 23, 1890 in Huron, South Dakota, United States. Son of Charles Henry and Mary Perry (Davies) Bonesteel.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Huron. Bachelor of Arts, class orator, University of Wisconsin, 1912.


    • 1 son, John Martin. With James Valley Bank, Huron, advancing to cashier, 1912-1918. Nat. bank examiner, State of South Dakot, 1918-1919. Vice president Security National Bank, Sioux City, Iowa, 1919-1928.

      President American National Bank, Aurora, Illinois, 1928 to consolidation, January 1, 1930, with First National Bank of Aurora, of which has since been president. Also president First American Corporation Trustee Jennings Seminary, Aurora, Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, Iowa Treasurer Iowa Bankers Association, 1927-1928. Member Kappa Sigma.


    • Contributor articles to banking and financial journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Mason (32 degree, Shriner). Clubs: Union League, Kiwanis.


    • Married Laura Louise Schoenert, November 18, 1915.
    • father: Charles Henry Bonesteel
    • mother: Mary Perry (Davies) Bonesteel
    • spouse: Laura Louise Schoenert
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