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Edward A. Purdy

investment banking.

Edward A. Purdy, American investment banking. member Democratic National Committee, 1928.; Member Mayor’s Survey Commission; member building committee and treasurer Greater University Corporation (financed and erected Minnesota Stadium, Northrop Memorial, Minnesota Union).

Background

Purdy, Edward A. was born on July 31, 1879 in Lansing, Iowa, United States. Son of E. D. and Emma (Rockwell) Purdy.

Education

Student Beloit (Wisconsin) College, 1901. Graduate University of Minnesota, 1903.

Career

Public Western Architect, 1908-1914. Postmaster Minneapolis, 1914-1922. Special assistant postmaster general, 1920-1921.

Vice president Wells-Dickey Company, investment bankers, since 1922. Assistant to president, Federal Cartridge Corporation, Minneapolis, since 1942. Director Regional Agricultural Credit Corporation, Minneapolis.

Vice chairman, Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Region 8, Des Moines. Minnesota manager Woodrow Wilson campaign, 1912. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1916.

Formerly chairman Hennepin County Democratic Committee. Member Democratic National Committee, 1928.

Membership

Member Democratic National Committee, 1928. Member Mayor’s Survey Commission. Member building committee and treasurer Greater University Corporation (financed and erected Minnesota Stadium, Northrop Memorial, Minnesota Union).

Clubs: Minikahda, Minneapolis, Rotary.

Connections

Married Mary T. Milnor, March 29, 1919. Children: Rockwell, Rebecca, Prudence.

father:
E. D. Purdy

mother:
Emma (Rockwell) Purdy

spouse:
Mary T. Milnor

children:
Rockwell Purdy

Rebecca Purdy

Prudence Purdy