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Henry A. Theis


Henry A. Theis, American banker. Member Sigma Nu (dir and treasurer Sigma Nu Inc. Ednl. Foundation, Indianapolis).; Mason.


Theis, Henry A. was born on May 7, 1884 in Germania, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Henry J. and Virginia (von Senden) Theis.


Educated Larch Preparatory School, Easton, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Philosophy, Lafayette College, 1904.


With Guaranty Trust Company of New York, 1904-1907. Vice president Franklin Society for Home Building and Savings, 1907-1918. Assistant trust officer, Guaranty Trust Company, 1918-1926, assistant vice president, 1926-1927, vice president since 1927, president and director Citizens National Bank & Trust Company, Englewood, New Jersey.

Director Vice-President Fiduciary Fund Corporation, New York City. Vice president Trust Companies Association of State of New York. President Corporate Fiduciaries Association City of New York (1936-1937).

Member legislative committee New York State Bankers Association. Member ex-officio trust div., Executive Committee and member National Conference Group, American Bankers Association (chairman trust div. commission on costs and charges, 1929-1943. Chairman of the executive committee trust div., 1941-1942, vice president, 1942-1943, president, 1943-1944, member research council).

President and trustee Englewood Boys School Ednl. Foundation; trustee and chairman Endowment Fund Committee Englewood (New Jersey) Hospital Association. Trustee and member Executive Committee Englewood Boys Country Day School.


Member Sigma Nu (dir and treasurer Sigma Nu Inc. Ednl. Foundation, Indianapolis). Mason.; Clubs: Knickerbocker, Englewood Field (Englewood).


Married Hope Claugh-Leighter, June 15, 1918. Children: Henry Grant, Virginia von Senden.

Henry J. Theis

Virginia (von Senden) Theis

Hope Claugh-Leighter

Henry Grant Theis

Virginia von Senden Theis