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Charles Francis Hemenway

Charles Francis Hemenway, American investment banker. Served to ensign United States Navy Reserve, 1917-1919.; Member Psi Upsilon.


  • Hemenway, Charles Francis was born on April 10, 1890 in Auburn, New York, United States. Son of Charles C. and Ida E. (Shackelford) Hemenway.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Hamilton College, 1910.


    • Salesman, manager Chicago officer Smith & Hemenway Company, tool manufacturers, 1912-1926. Manager Chicago office Utica Drop Forge & Tool Company, 1926-1928. Salesman Illinois Merchants.

      Bank & Trust Company (merger Continental Illinois Company), Chicago, 1928-1933. An organizer, vice president Illinois Company, Inc., Chicago, 1933-1962, Chairman of the Board, 1962-1972, chairman emeritus, 1972-1976. Alderman 1st ward, Evanston, Illinois, 1943-1955.

      Board of directors, president Scholarship Fund Foundation, 1952-1966, Chairman of the Board, 1966-1972, chairman emeritus, 1972-1976. Life trustee Hamilton College. Trustee Evanston Schools, 1956-1976.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Served to ensign United States Navy Reserve, 1917-1919. Member Psi Upsilon.; Clubs: Union League, University, Bond, Municipal Bond (president 1949) (Chicago).


    • Married Eleanor Lord, April. Children: Anne (Mistress.
    • father: Charles C. Hemenway
    • mother: Ida E. (Shackelford) Hemenway
    • spouse: Eleanor Lord
    • child: Anne (Mrs Hemenway
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    Born April 10, 1890
    Died March 4, 1976
    (aged 85)