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Edwin Lawrence Brashears

hotel executive

Edwin Lawrence Brashears, American hotel executive. Member Chicago Board Trade. Commissioned lieutenant commander, United States Navy, June 1942.

Background

Brashears, Edwin Lawrence was born on January 6, 1899 in Hannibal, Missouri, United States. Son of George W. and Edna (Williamson) Brashears.

Education

Educated United States Naval Academy, 1919.

Career

With National Realty and Investment Company becoming president. Chairman of the Board The Drake Hotel, Chicago. President, director Drake Oakbrook, Inc.

Director Bank of Oakbrook (Illinois), Lake Shore Trust & Savings Bank.

Membership

Member Chicago Board Trade. Commissioned lieutenant commander, United States Navy, June 1942. Clubs: Chicago, Chicago Yacht, Indian Hill.

Connections

Married Katherine Field, November 23, 1922. Children: Edwin Lawrence, Charles Walton.

father:
George W. Brashears

mother:
Edna (Williamson) Brashears

spouse:
Katherine Field

children:
Edwin Lawrence Brashears

Charles Walton Brashears