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Elmer T. Eshelman


Elmer T. Eshelman, American banker. member of the board the Young Women's Christian Association; Mason.


Eshelman, Elmer T. was born on May 15, 1877 in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Son of Samuel B. and Harriet (Metz) Eshelman.


Education high school, Niagara Falls.


Assistant city treasurer, Niagara Falls, 1899-1909. Chief examiner New York State Banking Department, 1909-1917. Vice president Syracuse Trust Company, Syracuse, New York, 1917-1920.

1st vice president First Trust & Deposit Company, Syracuse, 1920-1923. President City Bank & Trust Company, 1923-1929. Chairman of the Board First Trust Deposit Company, Syracuse, 1929-1930.

Organized Eshelman-Harder Company Inc., investments, August 1930, and then president. Vice president State Bank, Skaneateles, New York. Treasurer Great Northern Warehouses.

Director Excelsior Insurance Company, Pierce, Butler & Pierce Manufacturing Company, Unity Life Insurance Company, Central New York Securities Corporation, Onondaga Guaranty Title Company.


Member of the board the Young Women's Christian Association. Mason.; Clubs: Citizens, Century, Rotary, Tuscarora, Bellevue Country (president), Skaneateles Country.


Married Helen L. Prime, of Niagara Falls, September 12, 1906 (died December 22, 1928).

Samuel B. Eshelman

Harriet (Metz) Eshelman

Helen L. Prime