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John F. Smulski

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John F. Smulski, Polish banker. Decorated Chevalier Legion of Honor by French Government; Commander Polonia Restituta by the Polish Government. member of law firm David, Smulski and McGaffey, 1890-1905.

Background

Smulski, John F. was born on February 4, 1867 in Posen, Poland. Son of William and Euphemia (Balcer) Smulski.

Education

Common school and college education.

Career

Admitted to the Illinois bar, 1890. Member of law firm David, Smulski and McGaffey, 1890-1905. Organizer and president NorthWestern Trust & Savings Bank, since 1906.

Director Second North-Western State Bank, Fullerton State Bank, Marshall Square State Bank, Inland Trust & Savings Bank, Keystone Trust & Savings Bank, Brighton Park State Bank. Alderman, Chicago, 1898-1903. City attorney, 1903-1907.

State treasurer of Illinois, 1907-1909. Vice president. and treasurer Chicago Association Commerce, 1911-1914. President Board of West Chicago Park Commissioners, 1907-1913, 1916-1920.

Membership

Member of law firm David, Smulski and McGaffey, 1890-1905.

Connections

Married Harriet Mikitynski, June 7, 1899. Children: Harriet, John Jay Early engaged in newspaper and publishing business.

father:
William Smulski

mother:
Euphemia (Balcer) Smulski

spouse:
Harriet Mikitynski

children:
Harriet Smulski

John Jay Early engaged in newspaper and publishing business Smulski