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Edwin Buchanan

Edwin Buchanan, American banker. Member Association Reserve City Bankers, 1920-1956.; Member Wisconsin Bankers Association (member educational committee 1940-1942), Wisconsin Council on Alcoholism (treasurer 1951-1957), Ohio Bankers Association (treasurer 1927-1929); member Milwaukee Company Council American Cancer Society (campaign chairman, 1947, 56), Sigma Phi Epsilon (national chairman board trustees, 1926-1932, grand treasurer, from 1932.

Background

  • Buchanan, Edwin was born on October 28, 1890 in Ripley, Ohio, United States. Son of Thomas and Katherine Elizabeth (Bell) Buchanan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Ohio State University, 1911.

    Career

    • 1 son, Thomas Edwin. Began with Union National Bank, Columbus, 1911. Assistant manager and examiner, Columbus Clearing House, 1912-1916, manager and examiner, 1917-1918. Cashier The Ohio National Bank, Columbus, 1919-1920, vice president, 1921-1929, president, 1928-1935.

      Vice-president First Wisconsin National Bank, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, since 1935. Treasurer Liberty Loan Committee, Franklin Company, Ohio, World War I. Treasurer Milwaukee chapter American Red Cross, 1936-1938, chairman, 1940-1943, treasurer from 1947. Chairman finance committee, Milwaukee Company Council Boy Scouts, 1938-1939.

      Treasurer Wisconsin chapter Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, from 1960. President Better Business Bureau Milwaukee, 1940-1942. Member of the Board of Governors National Association Better Business Burs., Inc., 1941-1943.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Association Reserve City Bankers, 1920-1956. Member Wisconsin Bankers Association (member educational committee 1940-1942), Wisconsin Council on Alcoholism (treasurer 1951-1957), Ohio Bankers Association (treasurer 1927-1929). Member Milwaukee Company Council American Cancer Society (campaign chairman, 1947, 56), Sigma Phi Epsilon (national chairman board trustees, 1926-1932, grand treasurer, from 1932.

    Clubs: University, Blue Mound Country.

    Connections

    • Married Marietta McClure, April.
    • father: Thomas Buchanan
    • mother: Katherine Elizabeth (Bell) Buchanan
    • spouse: Marietta McClure
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