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John Story Jenks

banker.

John Story Jenks, American banker. Decorated Chevalier Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur (France), 1937, Member American Philosophical Society. member of board of managers The Western Saving Fund Society, The Morris Arboretum.; Member of the board of mgrs. University Museum (former president); Club: Philadelphia.

Background

Jenks, John Story was born in 1876 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William H. and Hannah M. (Hacker) Jenks.

Education

Student Haverford College, 1894-1896. Honorary Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1940.

Career

Clerk Girard Trust Company, 1897-1899. Partner Edward B. Smith & Company, bankers, 1900-1908, Bertron, Griscom & Jenks, 1909-1912. Director Girard Trust Company, Insurance Company of North America, Indemnity Insurance Company of N. America, The Alliance Insurance Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Fire & Marine Insurance Company, Muskogee Company, Midland Valley Railroad Company, Kansas, Oklahoma & Gulf Railway Company, Oklahoma City, Ada, Atoka Railway Company, Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Company, trustee Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company.

Membership

Member of board of managers The Western Saving Fund Society, The Morris Arboretum. Member of the board of mgrs. University Museum (former president).

Club: Philadelphia.

Connections

Married Isabella F. G. Morton, 1902. Children: Thomas Story, Morton, Ann West (Mistress.

father:
William H. Jenks

mother:
Hannah M. (Hacker) Jenks

spouse:
Isabella F. G. Morton

children:
Thomas Story Jenks

Morton Jenks

Ann West (Mrs Jenks