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Charles Frederick Childs

investment banker

Charles Frederick Childs, American investment banker.

Background

Childs, Charles Frederick was born on November 22, 1875 in Brattleboro, Vermont, United States. Son of Walter Henry and Clara Maria (Davis) Childs.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale.

Career

Republican bond dealers in Boston, 1900-1903. Moved to Chicago, 1904. Manager western office of Fisk & Robinson, bankers, New York, until 1910.

Manager bond department Continental & Commercial Trust & Savings, Bank of Chicago, 1910-1911. President C. F. Childs & Company, Specialists in United States government bonds, 1911-1928 and since 1930. Founder Manufacturers Credit Company.

Co-founder Investment Bankers Association of America. Chairman Committee of Data compiling First Liberty Loan circulars, chairman of Organization Committee for sales in State of Indiana Vice-president American Trust Company and American National Company, San Francisco. Supervisor of Foreign Branch Offices C. F. Childs and Company-American National Company in London, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam.

Founder and president Childs Securities Corporation Author of bulletins “Concerning Economics and United States Government Bonds,” also a Book concerning United States Government Securities. Alderman, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1908-1909, Mayor 1910-1911.

Works

  • Author of bulletins “Concerning Economics and United States Government Bonds,” also a Book concerning United States Government Securities. Alderman, Lake Forest, Illinois, 1908-1909, Mayor 1910-1911.

Membership

Clubs: Chicago, Onwentsia, Yale, Shoreacres, Attic (Chicago).

Connections

Married Edith Harris Newell, December 31, 1900 (died 1952). Children: Madeleine C. Pullman, Claire C. McBride, Frederick Newell.

father:
Walter Henry Childs

mother:
Clara Maria (Davis) Childs

spouse:
Edith Harris Newell

children:
Madeleine C. Pullman Childs

Claire C. McBride Childs

Frederick Newell Childs