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John Wesley Nichols

John Wesley Nichols, American banker. Member Evanston (Illinois) City Council 1957-1965.; Served with United States Army, 1918.; Member Illinois Chamber of Commerce (past director), Association Reserve City Bankers (past director, treasurer) American, Illinois bankers associations Newcomen Society of England.

Background

  • Nichols, John Wesley was born on January 26, 1897 in Atlantic, louisiana, United States. Son of Gay E. and Emma (Shenton) Nichols.

  • Education

    • Student Drake U., Harvard School of Business.

    Career

    • 1 son, John Jay. Began with Remington Lumber Company, Hibbing, Minnesota, 1919. Banking and liquidation work, louisiana, 1920-1929. With Continental Illinois National Bank & Trust Company, Chicago, 1929-1961, assistant cashier, 1935-1938, 2d vice president, 1938-1943, vice president, 1943-1953, senior vice president, 1953-1961.

      Director R. C. Mahon Company (Detroit), United of America Bank (Chicago), J. I. Case Company (Racine, Wisconsin) Pioneer Texas Company, Dallas, American Hoist & Derrick Company, St. Paul, Aetna State Bank, Chicago.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Evanston (Illinois) City Council 1957-1965. Served with United States Army, 1918. Member Illinois Chamber of Commerce (past director), Association Reserve City Bankers (past director, treasurer) American, Illinois bankers associations Newcomen Society of England.

    Clubs: University (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Myrna M. McCready.
    • father: Gay E. Nichols
    • mother: Emma (Shenton) Nichols
    • spouse: Myrna M. McCready
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    Born January 26, 1897
    Died September 17, 1974
    (aged 77)
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