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John Newton Garver

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John Newton Garver, American banker. Member Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

Garver, John Newton was born on April 15, 1897 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Son of John Newton and Anna (Geiger) Garver.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1919.

Career

Assistant manager Better Business Bureau, Toledo, 1920-1921, manager Akron, O., 1921-1922, assistant manager Boston, 1922-1923, manager, Buffalo, 1923-1925, president Buffalo Better Business Bureau, 1926-1950. President National Association Better Business Burs., Florida, 1925-1926. Chairman Board of Governors Association Better Business Burs., New York City, 1946-1952, now director.

Director Buffalo Better Business Burs. Assistant secretary Manufacturers & Traders Trust Company, Buffalo, 1926-1933, vice president, since 1933, director, since 1943. Trustee Buffalo Community Chest.

Director Buffalo Municipal Bureau. President and director Buffalo Convention and Tourist Bureau. Director Buffalo Area council Boy Scouts of America (president 1951-1952).

Religion

The teaching of the Bible is a key in understanding the way by which a person obtains salvation.

Politics

The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

Views

All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.

Membership

Member Phi Kappa Psi. Clubs: The Mid Day, Greater Buffalo Advertising, The Buffalo (Buffalo).

Connections

Married Dorothy Millar Lamy, June 28, 1927. Children: John Newton, Theodore Meyer Edward Bruce.

father:
John Newton Garver

mother:
Anna (Geiger) Garver

spouse:
Dorothy Millar Lamy

children:
John Newton Garver

Theodore Meyer Edward Bruce Garver