Party affiliation: Republican
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.
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.