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William Fairleigh Enright

William Fairleigh Enright, American banker. member of advisory board Missouri State Conservation Commission; member City Planning Commission St. Joseph. Board of directors Northwest Missouri Association for Blind; member board education Missouri School District; member Missouri State Commission Resources and Development Chairman board of trustees Employees Retirement Fund St. Joseph School System. Active in Democratic Party in Missouri.

Background

  • Enright, William Fairleigh was born on February 23, 1894 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of Charles Frederick and Jennie (Fairleigh) Enright.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1916, postgraduate School Business Administration, 1916-1917.

    Career

    • ; children—Jane Fairleigh (Mistress Jane Enright Davis), William Fairleigh. Married second, Maurine O’Malley, August 16, 1944. With Empire Trust Company, St. Joseph, 1919-1975, bookkeeper, teller, secretary, treasurer Vice-President to 1935, president, 1935-1960, consolidated with Tootle National Bank, 1960, Chairman of the Board Tootle-Enright National Bank (consolidated with American National Bank 1963), St. Joseph, co-chairman of the executive committee.

      Vice-president, director, Missouri Water and Stream Supply Company Colonel on staff of Governor of Missouri, 1937-1941, 49-53, 57-65. Member of advisory board Missouri State Conservation Commission. Delegate from Missouri to 1st Inter-American Travel Congress, San Francisco, 1939.

      Delegate from Missouri to National Rivers and Harbors Congress, Washington, 1939. Chairman Selective Service Board Northern 1 Buchanan County, Missouri member City Planning Commission St. Joseph. Board of directors Northwest Missouri Association for Blind.

      Member board education Missouri School District. Member Missouri State Commission Resources and Development Chairman board of trustees Employees Retirement Fund St. Joseph School System. Active in Democratic Party in Missouri.

      Organized Democratic Boosters Club, St. Joseph, 1930, president 1930-1934. Entered 1st O.T.C., Fort Riley, Kansas, May 10, 1917. Second in command Lieutenant Coast Artillery corpus, United States army, Fortress Monroe, Virginia.

      Served with 75th Artillery, 1919.

    Membership

    Member of advisory board Missouri State Conservation Commission. Member City Planning Commission St. Joseph. Board of directors Northwest Missouri Association for Blind.

    Member board education Missouri School District. Member Missouri State Commission Resources and Development Chairman board of trustees Employees Retirement Fund St. Joseph School System. Active in Democratic Party in Missouri.

    Clubs: Benton, St. Joseph, St. Joseph Country.

    Connections

    • Married Lucie Graham Howell, February 5, 1918 (divorced 1933).; married second, Maurine O’Malley, August 16, 1944. Children: Jane Fairleigh (Mistress.
    • father: Charles Frederick Enright
    • mother: Jennie (Fairleigh) Enright
    • spouses: Lucie Graham Howell
    • Maurine O’Malley
    • child: Jane Fairleigh (Mrs Enright
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    Born February 23, 1894
    Died December 22, 1975
    (aged 81)
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