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Hugh Macpherson Driscoll

Hugh Macpherson Driscoll, American banker. Served as First lieutenant infantry, United States Army, World War I.; Member Robert Morris Associates (past president, director), Methodist ( chairman of the board of trustees).

Background

  • Driscoll, Hugh Macpherson was born on July 27, 1898 in St. Paul. Son of Alfred E. and Isabelle (Scott) Driscoll.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1921.

    Career

    • Trainee, accountant National City Bank of New York, 1921-1923. Manager credit department, assistant cashier, assistant vice president Boulevard Bridge Bank of Chicago, 1924-1933, assistant vice president, vice president successor National Boulevard Bank of Chicago, 1933-1949, executive vice-president, director, 1949-1965, vice chairman, 1962-1965. Vice chairman Civic Center Bank & Trust Company, Chicago, 1966-1970, now vice-Chairman of the Board.

      President, director 1st National Bank Blue Island, 1970-1979. Vice chairman, chief Executive officer, director Union National Bank Chicago, 1971-1979. Director Inland Newspapers, Market Centers, Inc., Smith-Bucklin & Associates, Tastee Freez Industries, Inc.

      Active Chicago Community Fund, Boy Scouts. President, director Off-the-Street Club of Chicago, 1936-1979. Trustee, vice president Wesley Memorial Hospital, from 1942, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1972-1979.

      Trustee, president Chicago Methodist Episcopal Church Aid Society. President of the board of trustees of Haris Schools.

    Membership

    Served as First lieutenant infantry, United States Army, World War I. Member Robert Morris Associates (past president, director), Methodist ( chairman of the board of trustees). Clubs: Chicago Yacht (director), University, Economic, Arts (treasurer, director), Bankers (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Burton, October 17, 1936. Children: Hugh MacPherson, David Burton.
    • father: Alfred E. Driscoll
    • mother: Isabelle (Scott) Driscoll
    • spouse: Margaret Burton
    • children: Hugh MacPherson Driscoll
    • David Burton Driscoll
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    Born July 27, 1898
    Died July 14, 1979
    (aged 80)
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