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F. Raymond Peterson

F. Raymond Peterson, American banker.


  • Peterson, F. Raymond was born on November 13, 1895 in Farlington, Kansas, United States. Son of J. Walford and Adelaide C. (Schatz) Peterson.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Girard, Kansas, also State Norman School, Pittsburg, Kansas, Gem City Business College, Quincy, Illinois. Doctor of Commercial Science, New York University.


    • Bank examiner, Kansas. Cashier First State Bank Cherokee (Kansas). Vice president, cashier Citizens National Bank, Okmulgee, Oklahoma.

      Nat. bank examiner 10th, 8th, 11th and 2d Federal Reserve Bank districts, 1922-1935. Executive vice president 1st National Bank New Jersey, Totowa, New Jersey, 1936, president, 1937, Chairman of the Board, 1942-1975. Retired, 1975; director Chelsea Title & Guaranty Company, New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company.


    Member executive committee Paterson Economics Council, from 1956. Board Governors, honorary trustee St. Joseph’s Hospital, Paterson. Served as officer United States Army, World War I.

    Member New Jersey (chairman legislative committee 1938-1944, treasurer 1944-1945, vice president 1945-1946, president 1946-1947), American (Executive Committee nat. bank div. 1939-1945, Chairman of Commission 1941-1943, president div. 1943-1944, vice president association 1948-1949, chairman finance committee 1948-1949, president association 1949-1950, government borrowing committee 1948-1965, economics policy committee 1965-1971, trustee foundation education economics 1965-1970) bankers associations, New Jersey Manufacturing Association (trustee).

    Clubs: Hamilton.


    • Married Grace C. Crouch, December 31, 1919.
    • father: J. Walford Peterson
    • mother: Adelaide C. (Schatz) Peterson
    • spouse: Grace C. Crouch
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    Born November 13, 1895
    Died November 26, 1977
    (aged 82)