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Bernard Henry Kroger

Banker , grocer

Bernard Henry Kroger, American banker, grocer. member board Cincinnati Community Chest and Council of Social Agencies. Donor of ground and buildings for Kroger Hill Camp, for anæmic white children, Kroger Health Camp Company 2 for anæmic colored children. Active in Red Cross and Community Chest campaigns, World War.

Background

Kroger, Bernard Henry was born on January 24, 1860 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Son of John Henry and Mary Gertrude (Schlebe) Kroger.

Education

Education common schools.

Career

Began in the grocery business, 1883. Formerly Chairman of the Board Kroger Grocery & Baking Company. Chairman of the Board Provident Savings Bank & Trust Company.

Chairman of the Board First National Bank in Palm Beach, Florida. Former director Cincinnati branch Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, resigned, 1936. Trustee Charles Fleischmann Endowment Fund, Cincinnati Institute Fine Arts, Cincinnati Bureau Governmental Research.

Member board Cincinnati Community Chest and Council of Social Agencies. Donor of ground and buildings for Kroger Hill Camp, for anæmic white children, Kroger Health Camp Company 2 for anæmic colored children. Active in Red Cross and Community Chest campaigns, World War.

Membership

Member board Cincinnati Community Chest and Council of Social Agencies. Donor of ground and buildings for Kroger Hill Camp, for anæmic white children, Kroger Health Camp Company 2 for anæmic colored children. Active in Red Cross and Community Chest campaigns, World War.

Connections

Married Mary Emily Jansen, April.; married second, Alice Farrington Maher, March 3, 1928. Children: Gertrude (Mistress Irving Wolford Pettengill), Lucille (Mistress Albert Berne, deceased), Bernard Henry (deceased), Helen (Mistress Rudolph Homan), Chester Frederick, Gretchen (Mistress Bruno Graf), Raymond William (deceased).

father:
John Henry Kroger

mother:
Mary Gertrude (Schlebe) Kroger

spouse:
Mary Emily Jansen

spouse:
Alice Farrington Maher

child:
Gertrude Kroger (Mistress Irving Wolford Pettengill)

child:
Lucille (Mistress Albert Berne Kroger

child:
deceased) Kroger

child:
Bernard Henry Kroger (deceased)

child:
Helen Kroger (Mistress Rudolph Homan)

child:
Chester Frederick Kroger

child:
Gretchen Kroger (Mistress Bruno Graf)

child:
Raymond William Kroger (deceased)