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John Mcpherson Dennis

state treasurer , company executive , bank executive

John Mcpherson Dennis, American grain company executive, bank executive, state treasurer. member of the board of regents University of Maryland; member Maryland; member of advisory board Mt.

Background

Dennis, John Mcpherson was born on February 23, 1866 in Frederick, Maryland, United States. Son of George R. and Fanny (McPherson) Dennis.

Education

Educated public schools: married Mary Chiles, 1899.

Career

With Cincinnati, Washington & Baltimore R.R., 1883-1887, Bang and Olufsen R.R., 1887-1890, Tate, Muller & Company (grain export)(later became the firm of Louis Muller and Company), Baltimore. Maryland., 1890-1891. President Louis Muller & Company, 1891-1914, retired.

President Union Trust Company Maryland, 1914-1933. Vice president Belvedere Hotel Company. Helped organize the Claiborne-Annapolis Ferry Company.

Director numerous companies Davis Coal and Coke Company, United States Fidelity and Guaranty Company, the Western Maryland. R.R., Pennsylvania R.R., Eastern Rolling Mills, and Metropolitan Savings Bank of Baltimore. State treasurer Maryland, 1916-1918, 1920-1935.

Treasurer and member of the board of regents U. Maryland. Chairman and treasurer board of trustees Teachers’ Retirement System. Maryland.; member Maryland.

State Board Agriculture, State Board Public Works. Member of advisory board Mount Vernon Ladies Association.

Membership

Member of the board of regents University of Maryland. Member Maryland; member of advisory board Mt.

Connections

Children: John M., Mary Frances (Mistress Theodore Gould).

father:
George R. Dennis

mother:
Fanny (McPherson) Dennis

children:
John M. Dennis

Mary Frances Dennis (Mistress Theodore Gould)