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Elmer Ezra Schmus

Elmer Ezra Schmus, American banker.

Background

  • Schmus, Elmer Ezra was born on May 10, 1892 in Naperville, Illinois, United States. Son of William and Ellen Elizabeth (Goessele) Schmus.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools, Chicago, Illinois.

    Career

    • 1 son Robert Enfield (deceased). Messenger and clerk bond department First National Bank of Chicago, 1909-1919, manager bond trading div., 1919-1925, assistant cashier, 1926-1931, assistant vice president, 1931-1937, vice president 1937-1945, vice-president and cashier since 1945.

    Politics

    The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

    Membership

    Clubs: Bankers, Chicago Athletic (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Louise Enfield Melsome, September 7, 1929.
    • father: William Schmus
    • mother: Ellen Elizabeth (Goessele) Schmus
    • spouse: Louise Enfield Melsome
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    Died December 8, 1959
    (aged 67)
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