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Samuel Clark Waugh

Samuel Clark Waugh, American banker, former government official. Decorated Order Southern Cross (Brazil); Order Golden Horse (Taiwan); Order Aztec Eagle (Mexico); commander Order of Merit (Chile); Grand Cross of Queen Isabella (Spain); Order of Rising Sun (Japan); Grand officer Order of Merit (Italy; Meritorious Service Medal (Philippines).


  • Waugh, Samuel Clark was born on April 28, 1890 in Plattsmouth, Nebraska, on. Son of Sam and Flora (Rawlins) Waugh.

  • Education

    • Student of University Nebraska, 1911-1912, Bachelor of Laws, 1964. Bachelor of Laws, Doane College, 1955. Doctor of Laws, Rensselaer Polytech.

      Institute, 1959; Distinguished Service Medal, U. Nuevo Leon, 1958.


    • July 1934); married second, Della Ladd Romans, April 11, 1942. With First Trust Company, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1913-1961, president, 1946-1953, director, 1948-1961. Assistant secretary of state, 1953-1955, deputy under secretary of state, 1955.

      President, Chairman of the Board Export-import Bank, 1955-1961. Director General Reins. Corporation, Citizens State Bank.

      Consultant Bank of New York, Blaw-Knox Company of Pittsburgh Trustee U. Nebraska Foundation.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member American Bankers Association (past president trust div.), Chamber of Commerce (past president), Delta Upsilon. Clubs: Chevy Chase, Metropolitan (Washington).


    • Married Ruby Barns, May 1, 1913 (deceased.; married second, Della Ladd Romans, April.
    • father: Sam Waugh
    • mother: Flora (Rawlins) Waugh
    • spouses: Ruby Barns
    • Della Ladd Romans
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    Born April 28, 1890
    Died July 30, 1970
    (aged 80)