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Edwin Lawrence Brashears

Edwin Lawrence Brashears, American hotel executive. Member Chicago Board Trade. Commissioned lieutenant commander, United States Navy, June 1942.

Background

  • Brashears, Edwin Lawrence was born on January 6, 1899 in Hannibal, Missouri, United States. Son of George W. and Edna (Williamson) Brashears.

  • Education

    • Educated United States Naval Academy, 1919.

    Career

    • With National Realty and Investment Company becoming president. Chairman of the Board The Drake Hotel, Chicago. President, director Drake Oakbrook, Inc.

      Director Bank of Oakbrook (Illinois), Lake Shore Trust & Savings Bank.

    Membership

    Member Chicago Board Trade. Commissioned lieutenant commander, United States Navy, June 1942. Clubs: Chicago, Chicago Yacht, Indian Hill.

    Connections

    • Married Katherine Field, November 23, 1922. Children: Edwin Lawrence, Charles Walton.
    • father: George W. Brashears
    • mother: Edna (Williamson) Brashears
    • spouse: Katherine Field
    • children: Edwin Lawrence Brashears
    • Charles Walton Brashears
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    Born January 6, 1899
    Died September, 1973
    (aged 74)
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