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Eugene Morgan Stevens

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Eugene Morgan Stevens, American banker. member Minn; member exec.

Background

Stevens, Eugene Morgan was born on February 1, 1871 in Preston, Minnesota, United States. Son of Andrew J. and Clara Morgan (Bentley) Stevens.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

With Winona (Minnesota) Wagon Company, 1887-1891. In employ F. H. Peavey & Company, grain merchants, Minneapolis, 1891-1901. With Eugene M. Stevens & Company, and Stevens, Chapman & Company, investment bankers, Minneapolis, 1901-1917.

Vice president Illinois Merchants Trust Company, Chicago, 1917-1927, president, 1927-1929. President Continental Illinois Bank & Trust Company, 1929-1930. Chairman of the Board, federal reserve agent and Class C director Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 1931-1936.

Vice chairman Blythe & Company, since 1936. Formerly member Minnesota National Guard. Member Executive Committee Liberty Loan campaigns of Chicago Federal Reserve District Trustee Chicago Memorial Hospital, American library association of Chicago, Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota), University of Chicago.

President John Crerar Library (Chicago).

Religion

God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

Membership

Member Minn; member exec.

Connections

Married Mary Frances Rolfe, 1899. Children: Eugene M., Charles Rolfe.

father:
Andrew J. Stevens

mother:
Clara Morgan (Bentley) Stevens

spouse:
Mary Frances Rolfe

children:
Eugene M. Stevens

Charles Rolfe Stevens