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John Wesley Nichols, American banker. Member Evanston (Illinois) City Council 1957-1965.; Served with United States Army, 1918.; Member Illinois Chamber of Commerce (past director), Association Reserve City Bankers (past director, treasurer) American, Illinois bankers associations Newcomen Society of England.

Background

Nichols, John Wesley was born on January 26, 1897 in Atlantic, louisiana, United States. Son of Gay E. and Emma (Shenton) Nichols.

Education

Student Drake U., Harvard School of Business.

Career

1 son, John Jay. Began with Remington Lumber Company, Hibbing, Minnesota, 1919. Banking and liquidation work, louisiana, 1920-1929. With Continental Illinois National Bank & Trust Company, Chicago, 1929-1961, assistant cashier, 1935-1938, 2d vice president, 1938-1943, vice president, 1943-1953, senior vice president, 1953-1961.

Director R. C. Mahon Company (Detroit), United of America Bank (Chicago), J. I. Case Company (Racine, Wisconsin) Pioneer Texas Company, Dallas, American Hoist & Derrick Company, St. Paul, Aetna State Bank, Chicago.

Membership

Member Evanston (Illinois) City Council 1957-1965. Served with United States Army, 1918. Member Illinois Chamber of Commerce (past director), Association Reserve City Bankers (past director, treasurer) American, Illinois bankers associations Newcomen Society of England.

Clubs: University (Chicago).

Connections

Married Myrna M. McCready.

father:
Gay E. Nichols

mother:
Emma (Shenton) Nichols

spouse:
Myrna M. McCready