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Loring Lusk Gelbach

Loring Lusk Gelbach, American banker. Served as First lieutenant, infantry United States Army, 1917-1919; Member Chamber of Commerce, Clearing House Association (Cleveland), Association Review City Bankers, American, Ohio bankers associations, American Legion, Delta Tau Delta.; Mason (32°).

Background

  • Gelbach, Loring Lusk was born on October 2, 1892 in Zelienople, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John Adam and Mary Virginia (Lusk) Gelbach.

  • Education

    • Student Pennsylvania State College.

    Career

    • Tube Company, 1910-1911. Clerk First National Bank, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, 1912, cashier, 1925-1933. Examiner Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Washington, 1933 (work lying in field reorganization and recapitalization of banks), assistant chief examiner, 1693, manager Cleveland Loan Agency (R.F.C.), 1936.

      Director and member Executive Committee Central National Bank of Cleveland, 1937, vice president, 1938-1945, president 1945-1957, chairman, president, 1957-1959, chairman chief Executive officer, 1959-1960, Chairman, Board Of Directors, since 1960. Director Canadian Breweries Ltd., Cleveland Indians Baseball Company, Carling Breweries, Ltd., Winding Gulf Coals, Inc., Wilson Marine Transit Company, Wilson Shipping Corporation, Basic, Inc.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Served as First lieutenant, infantry United States Army, 1917-1919. Member Chamber of Commerce, Clearing House Association (Cleveland), Association Review City Bankers, American, Ohio bankers associations, American Legion, Delta Tau Delta. Mason (32°).; Clubs: Union, Mayfield Country, Duquesne (Pittsburgh).

    Connections

    • Married Stella Fisher, November 22, 1916. Children: John A., Betty A. With National.
    • father: John Adam Gelbach
    • mother: Mary Virginia (Lusk) Gelbach
    • spouse: Stella Fisher
    • children: John A. Gelbach
    • Betty A. With National Gelbach
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    Died March 5, 1966
    (aged 73)
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