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Ernest Glenwood Otey

Ernest Glenwood Otey, American banker. Member sanitary board, Bluefield, chairman parking facilities commission; member West Virginia Centennial Committee; member Government's Committee Emergency Resources Planning. Board of directors St. Lukes Hospital, Bluefield, Southern States Industrial Council.; Member West Virginia (director.

Background

  • Otey, Ernest Glenwood was born on February 5, 1895 in Pulaski, Virginia, United States. Son of Leonard Clyde and Flora Alice (Bishop) Otey.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools. Doctor of Laws, West Virginia University, 1960.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Mary Martha (Mistress George Howard Litz). Assistant cashier, then cashier Pulaski National Bank, 1917-1925. Cashier, director Bluefield (West Virginia) National Bank, 1926-1928.

      Assistant nat. bank examiner, Washington, 1928-1929. Cashier Merchant’s National Bank & Trust Company, Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1929-1930. Executive vice-president, director McDowell County National Bank, Welch, West Virginia, 1930-1933.

      Executive vice president 1st National Bank of Bluefield, 1933-1935, president, director, since 1935. Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer Mercer County Bank, Princeton, West Virginia, S.W. Virginia Bank, Pocahontas, Virginia. Chairman of the Board Flat Top Insurance Agency.

      Director West Virginia Armature Company Consolidation Coal Company, General Telephone Сompany S.E.

    Politics

    Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

    Membership

    Member sanitary board, Bluefield, chairman parking facilities commission. Member West Virginia Centennial Committee. Member Government's Committee Emergency Resources Planning.

    Board of directors St. Lukes Hospital, Bluefield, Southern States Industrial Council. Member West Virginia (director. Clubs: Rotary (past president), Bluefield Country (past president), Fincastle Country (Bluefield).

    Connections

    • Married Mary T. Sizer, September 28, 1920.
    • father: Leonard Clyde Otey
    • mother: Flora Alice (Bishop) Otey
    • spouse: Mary T. Sizer
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    Born February 5, 1895
    Died June 24, 1966
    (aged 71)
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