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Alvin William Krech

banker

Alvin William Krech, American banker.

Background

Krech, Alvin William was born on May 25, 1858 in Hannibal, Missouri, United States. Son of E. Wilhelm and Mathilde (Grow) Krech.

Education

Common school education.

Career

In flour milling business in Minnesota, 1874-1888. Railway contractor, 1888-1892. Identified with U.P. R.R., 1893-1894, Mercantile Trust Company, New York, 1894-1903, Equitable Trust Company, since 1903.

Now chairman latter; also Chairman of the Board Equitable Safe Deposit Company, Western Pacific Railroad Corporation, D.&R.G.W. R.R. Director Metropolitan Opera Company. Trustee St. Luke’s Hospital. Treasurer general and director Permanent Blind Relief Fund.

Chevalier Legion of Honor (French). Commendatore of Crown of Italy. Officer of Order of the Rumanian Crown.

Home: New York, New York.

Connections

Married Angeline S. Jackson, 1895. Children: Shepard, Mistress.

father:
E. Wilhelm Krech

mother:
Mathilde (Grow) Krech

spouse:
Angeline S. Jackson

children:
Shepard Krech

Mrs Krech