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Harold Eckhart

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Harold Eckhart, American banker. Member American Bankers Association (Executive Committee trust div.), American and Chicago bar associations.

Background

Eckhart, Harold was born on September 13, 1886 in near DeSoto, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George W. and Hannah (Hewey) Eckhart.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Wisconsin, 1912.

Career

Staff member Wisconsin R.R. Commission (now Public Service Commission), 1911-1918. Joined Harris Trust & Savings Bank, Chicago, 1918, assistant secretary, 1926, secretary, 1926-1936, in charge trust department since 1928, vice president since 1934. President, director Dermott Land & Lumber Company.

Vice-president, director Selma (Arkansas) Timber Company. Director Vapor Heating Corporation, Roth Rubber Company, Ace Foundry Company, Vapor Car Heating Company of Canada, Ltd., Texsteam Corporation President. Director Citizens Association of Chicago.

Trustee Provident Hospital and Training School.

Membership

Member American Bankers Association (Executive Committee trust div.), American and Chicago bar associations. Clubs: Union League, Bankers (Chicago).

Connections

Married Ruby A. Giesse, July 10, 1912.; married second Ella H. Meyer, October 7, 1940. Children: Alan, Edith Robin (Mistress.

father:
George W. Eckhart

mother:
Hannah (Hewey) Eckhart

spouses:
Ruby A. Giesse

2d Ella H. Meyer

children:
Alan Eckhart

Edith Robin (Mrs Eckhart