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Edwards Whitaker

banker.

Edwards Whitaker, American banker.

Background

Whitaker, Edwards was born on August 29, 1848 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of William A. and Letitia (Edwards) Whitaker.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

1 daughter, Emma C. (Mistress Samuel C. Davis). Began as clerk in quartermaster department United States Army, later in the United States sub-treasury office, St. Louis, and with firm of Edwards & Matthews, bankers and brokers. Member firm Matthews & Whitaker, and upon retirement of Mr.

Matthews, 1890, title was changed to Whitaker & Hodgman, later Whitaker & Company. President Boatmen’s Bank since 1910. Director St. Louis Union Trust Company.

Membership

Clubs: St. Louis, University, Noonday, Mercantile.

Connections

Married Sophia Taylor, of Kirkwood, Missouri, 1874.

father:
William A. Whitaker

mother:
Letitia (Edwards) Whitaker

spouse:
Sophia Taylor