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Charles Lovel Wright


Charles Lovel Wright, American banker. Mason.


Wright, Charles Lovel was born on August 27, 1885 in Orange, California, United States. Son of Charles L. and Clara Alma (Warren) Wright.


Educational public schools.


Began as messenger with National Bank of California, Los Angeles, 1901, made chief teller, 1910. Assistant cashier First National Bank of Long Beach, California, 1912-1916. Assistant manager Long Beach Clearing Housee Association, 1912-1916.

Cashier Security National Bank of Pasadena, California (title changed 1940 to Union National Bank of Pasadena), 1916-1920, vice president 1920-1924, president, since 1925. Chairman Ednl. Commission California Taxpayers Association, 1926-1934. Founder, chairman Pasadena Unit, California Taxpayers Association, 1926-1932.

Former member advising committee Pasadena Community Chest. Director, vice president Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, 1926-1929. Founder member, director, treasurer of Pasadena Civic Orchestra, 1929-1931.

Director Pasadena Hospital Association, 1929-1936, treasurer, 1936. Member investment committee Huntington Memorial Hospital, since 1936. Director Pasadena Improvement Association, 1941-1943.

General chairman 50th Anniversary Convention Committee, California Bankers Association, 1941. President Pasadena Clearing House Association, 1941, ’47, ’51. Member Town Hall, since 1941.

President Pasadena Merchants Association, 1941-1942, director 1941-1947. Republican.


Mason.; Clubs: Valley Hunt (Pasadena).


Married Ellen Louise Andrews, 1936.

Charles L. Wright

Clara Alma (Warren) Wright

Ellen Louise Andrews