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Reno Odlin

Reno Odlin, American banker. Recipient Distinguished Service award United States Treasury, 1973.


  • Odlin, Reno was born on June 26, 1897 in Sedro Woolley, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of William Thompson and Jessie Lee (Reno) Odlin.

  • Education

    • Student Princeton, 1914, U. Washington, 1915-1917, U. Toulouse, France, 1919.


    • October 1964); children—Mary Lee, Reno, Richard Bingham. Married second, Beatrice Marshall, 1965. Clerk Pacific Tel. & Tel.

      Company, Seattle, 1919. Clerk Citizens Bank, Anacortes, Washington, 1921-1922, cashier, 1922-1928. Assistant vice president Metropolitan National Bank, Seattle, 1928-1932.

      Vice president First National Bank of Seattle, 1932-1936. President, Chairman of the Board Puget Sound National Bank, Tacoma, 1936-1974. Director Washington National Gas Company, Pacific First Federal Savings & Loan, Tacoma.

      Executive committee United States Treasury Savings Bond div., past chairman. Director Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 1938-1944. Member 12th Federal Reserve District of Federal Advisory Council Federal Reserve System, 1945-1949.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member 12th Federal Reserve District of Federal Advisory Council Federal Reserve System, 1945-1949. Served as Second lieutenant United States Army, with Advertising Educational Foundation in France, World War I. Republican nominee for United States senator, 1934. State chairman War Finance Committee, United States Treasury.

    Member American Bankers Association (president 1964), Washington Bankers Association (president 1942-1943), American Legion (state commander 1930-1931), Washington State History Society (president 1955-1976), Kappa Sigma. Rotarian.; Clubs: Bohemian (San Francisco).


    • Married Edith Murphy Heston, July 12, 1922 (deceased.; married second, Beatrice Marshall, 1965. Children: Mary Lee, Reno, Richard Bingham.
    • father: William Thompson Odlin
    • mother: Jessie Lee (Reno) Odlin
    • spouses: Edith Murphy Heston
    • Beatrice Marshall
    • children: Mary Lee Odlin
    • Reno Odlin
    • Richard Bingham Odlin
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    Born June 26, 1897
    Died September 15, 1979
    (aged 82)