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George Edwin Pierce

banker

George Edwin Pierce, American banker. Member of advisory board R.F.C.; member N.E. committee National Credit Corporation; member N.E. committee Deposit Liquidation Board; member National Committee for Development of Use of Acceptances. Permanent trustee Amherst College; Member Theta Delta Chi.

Background

Pierce, George Edwin was born on August 7, 1887 in Brattleboro, Vermont, United States. Son of George W. and Ida M. (Weed) Pierce.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1909. Studied law, Boston University, 1911-1913.

Career

Banking business since 1916. Assistant cashier National Shawmut Bank, 1919-1926, vice president, 1926-1937, 1st vice president since 1937, senior vice president, since 1948. Trustee Shawmut Bank Investment Trust, Shawmut Association.

Director Shawmut Corporation, Caribbean Sugar Company, General Mortgage & Credits Corporation, Lord Jeffrey Inn, Amherst, Massachusetts, Nevada-Massachusetts Company.

Works

  • Contributor to newspapers on international finance.

Membership

Member of advisory board R.F.C. Member N.E. committee National Credit Corporation. Member N.E. committee Deposit Liquidation Board.

Member National Committee for Development of Use of Acceptances. Permanent trustee Amherst College. Member Theta Delta Chi.

Clubs: Algonquin and Bass Rocks Golf.

Connections

Married Vashti Bitler, September 22, 1915. Children: Helen C. (Mistress.

father:
George W. Pierce

mother:
Ida M. (Weed) Pierce

spouse:
Vashti Bitler

child:
Helen C. (Mrs Pierce