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John Poole, American realtor. member Reeves, Poole & Company, 1898-1900; member Federal Advisory Council, representing Fifth Federal Reserve District, 1929-1931; member board directors Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Сompany Chairman Liberty Loan Committee, Washington, 5 campaigns; Mason (32 degree, Shriner), Odd.

Background

Poole, John was born on May 17, 1875 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of Nathan Algernon and Lillian Agnes (DeCamp) Poole.

Education

Educated commercial college and American Institute of Banking, Washington, District of Columbia.

Career

Member Reeves, Poole & Company, 1898-1900. With Washington Loan & Trust Company, 1900-1908. Assistant cashier National City Bank, 1908-1909.

Cashier Commercial National Bank, 1909-1913. President Federal National Bank, 1913-1922. President Federal-American National Bank, 1922-1933, and past president Stockholders’ Association, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

Member Federal Advisory Council, representing Fifth Federal Reserve District, 1929-1931. Now president The American Company, realtors. Member board directors Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Сompany Chairman Liberty Loan Committee, Washington, 5 campaigns.

Former treasurer District Council of Defense, Roosevelt Memorial Association (for Washington), European Relief Council. Chairman National Budget Committee for District of Columbia. Treasurer Columbia Institution for the Deaf, District of Columbia Memorial Commission, Southeastern U., Young Men’s Christian Association.

Trustee American U., Washington, District of Columbia. Ex-president District of Columbia Bankers Association, Washington Chapter American Institute Banking. President International Association Rotary Clubs, 1918-1919.

Membership

Member Reeves, Poole & Company, 1898-1900. Member Federal Advisory Council, representing Fifth Federal Reserve District, 1929-1931. Member board directors Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Сompany Chairman Liberty Loan Committee, Washington, 5 campaigns.

Mason (32 degree, Shriner), Odd. Clubs: Rotary (ex-president), Columbia Country.

Connections

Married Frances Barber, July 12, 1921. Children: Marjorie Ann, (by previous marriage) John L., Nathan and Thomas S. Clerk and cashier United States Express Company.

father:
Nathan Algernon Poole

mother:
Lillian Agnes (DeCamp) Poole

spouse:
Frances Barber

children:
Marjorie Ann Poole

(by previous marriage) John L. Poole

Nathan and Thomas S. Clerk and cashier United States Express Co Poole