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Frank C. Rathje

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Frank C. Rathje, American banker. Member Chicago Association Commerce, Illinois State Chamber of Commerce. (board directors), Transportation Association American (president 1950-1952), Chicago Financial Writer’s Association, American (president 1946), Illinois (president 1936-1937) bankers associations, American Institute Banking, Association Reserve City Bankers.

Background

Rathje, Frank C. was born on August 20, 1882 in Bloomingdale, Illinois, United States. Son of William and Louise (Ehlers) Rathje.

Education

Educated St. John’s Military Academy, Delafield, Wisconsin. Armour Institute, Chicago. Doctor of Laws, Northwestern University, 1907, D.Bus.

Administrn., 1946; Doctor of Laws, Monmouth (Illinois) College, 1946.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1907. Member firm Rathje, Kulp, Sabel & Sullivan. President Mutual National Bank of Chicago, 1918-1954, Chairman of the Board, since 1954.

President Chicago City Bank & Trust Company, since 1926. Chairman Navy Renegotiation Board for 9th Naval District, Chicago office, 1942-1943. V. chairman Chicago Plan Commission.

Membership

Member Chicago Association Commerce, Illinois State Chamber of Commerce. (board directors), Transportation Association American (president 1950-1952), Chicago Financial Writer’s Association, American (president 1946), Illinois (president 1936-1937) bankers associations, American Institute Banking, Association Reserve City Bankers. Clubs: Union League (president 1947-1949), Chicago, Lake Shore, South Shore Country, Executives, Camp Fire (Chicago).

Connections

Married Josephine Logan, October 16, 1915. Children: Theron L., Josephine, Frank C. Shirley.

father:
William Rathje

mother:
Louise (Ehlers) Rathje

spouse:
Josephine Logan

children:
Theron L. Rathje

Josephine Rathje

Frank C. Shirley Rathje