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Herman Theodore Birr, American stock broker. Member New York Stock Exchange, Pacific Coast Stock Exchange; member American Stock Exchange, A.P. Giannini Scholarship Foundation; Member California History Society, Beta Phi Sigma.

Background

Birr, Herman Theodore was born on June 28, 1907 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of H.T. and Elizabeth (Carstenn) Birr.

Education

Student of University California ext., 1923-1926.

Career

Assistant manager Bank of America (formerly Bank of Italy), 1924-1930. Manager Reinhard & Company, 1930-1932. District manager Associate American Distbrs., 1932-1937.

Vice president Bankamerica Company, 1937-1945. Chairman president First California Company, 1945-1957. Chairman Blair, Rollins & Company, Inc., New York City, 1951-1954.

Vice president Walston & Company, Inc., 1958-1959. Chairman of the Board Birr, Wilson & Company, Inc. (formerly Birr & Company, Inc.), 1959-1971, founding Chairman of the Board, 1971-1976.

Membership

Member New York Stock Exchange, Pacific Coast Stock Exchange. Member American Stock Exchange, A.P. Giannini Scholarship Foundation. Member California History Society, Beta Phi Sigma.

Clubs: Commercial, Stock Exchange, Merchants Exchange, Bond (San Francisco).

Connections

Married Antoinette Corniea, May 25, 1929. Children: Herman Theodore III, Robert Roger.

father:
H.T. Birr

mother:
Elizabeth (Carstenn) Birr

spouse:
Antoinette Corniea

children:
Herman Theodore III Birr

Robert Roger Birr