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William Arthur Mitchell

William Arthur Mitchell, Canadian banking. Member Association Reserve City Bankers (president 1948-1949). Trustee United States Council of International Chamber of Commerce; Member American Arbitration Association (director).; Mason.

Background

  • Mitchell, William Arthur was born on June 6, 1892 in Hamilton, Canada. Son of Robert and Janet (Ewing) Mitchell.

  • Education

    • Student Hamilton Collegiate Institute, 1904-1907, Queens University, Kingston, Canada (extra-mural), 1912-1915. Doctor of Laws, Mount Union College, Alliance, O., 1938.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1925, naturalized, 1936. Associate with Traders Bank of Canada and Royal Bank of Canada, 1908-1925. Associate with J. P. Morgan & Company, New York, 1925-1949, former partner, served as vice-president, director and member Executive Committee.

      Chairman Central Trust Company, Cincinnati, 1949-1962, then director. Chairman advising committee Export-Import Bank, Washington. Director, member Executive Committee Associate Dry Goods Company.

      Director Earthage Mills, Inc., Cincinnati, American Bankshares, Inc., Lunkendeimer Company, Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company, D. H. Baldwin Company, National Starch & Chemical County, New York, Lindsay Wire Weaving Company, Cleveland. Member of advisory board Lord & Taylor, New York City Trustee National Conference of Christians and Jews, Salvation Army, Cincinnati. President Greater Cincinnati Hospital Funds, Inc., Mental Health Association.

      Chairman Cincinnati Council World Affairs. With Canada Army, 1914.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member Association Reserve City Bankers (president 1948-1949). Trustee United States Council of International Chamber of Commerce. Member American Arbitration Association (director).

    Mason.; Clubs: Queen City, Commercial, Bankers (Cincinnati).

    Connections

    • Married Georgie Linn Brown, November 2, 1920. Children: David Lindsay, Robert G. B. (deceased), Janet, Elizabeth Annual.
    • father: Robert Mitchell
    • mother: Janet (Ewing) Mitchell
    • spouse: Georgie Linn Brown
    • children: David Lindsay Mitchell
    • Robert G. B. Mitchell (deceased)
    • Janet Mitchell
    • Elizabeth Ann Mitchell
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    Born June 6, 1892
    Died March 1, 1980
    (aged 87)
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