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Charles Lovel Wright

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Charles Lovel Wright, American banker. Mason.

Background

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

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

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.

Membership

Mason.; Clubs: Valley Hunt (Pasadena).

Connections

Married Ellen Louise Andrews, 1936.

father:
Charles L. Wright

mother:
Clara Alma (Warren) Wright

spouse:
Ellen Louise Andrews