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Francis Martin Savage

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Francis Martin Savage, American banker.

Background

Savage, Francis Martin was born on May 2, 1855 in Louisa, Kentucky, United States. Son of Pleasant Martin and Sarah (Moore) Savage.

Education

Educated Eastern Kentucky Normal School.

Career

Began as teller in home bank, Catlettsburg, Kentucky, 1875. Organized a number of successful banks in the South and the Middle West. Retired bank president but retained an active interest in the development of banks.

A leader in building up the business portion of Gary, Indiana. Extensive travels in Europe, Asia, Africa, 1907-1908, Australia and New Zealand, 1916, South America, 1922, South Africa, 1923. Has devoted much time to social betterment of steel workers, improvement of edln. system, beautifying towns and cities.

Connections

Married Katherine Ogden, December 27, 1905.

father:
Pleasant Martin Savage

mother:
Sarah (Moore) Savage

spouse:
Katherine Ogden