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John William Haussermann

banking , mining.

John William Haussermann, American banking, mining. Decorated Philippine Legion of Honor Award, 1954. Member Ohio Society New York, Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Haussermann, John William was born on December 14, 1867 in Pierce Township, Clermont County, Ohio, United States. Son of Lewis Charles and Dorothea (Traub) Haussermann.

Education

Graduate New Richmond, O., Public school, 1886. Bachelor of Laws, University Cincinnati, 1889.

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1889, later practiced in Leavenworth, Kansas. City attorney, Leavenworth, 1894-1897. Enlisted with 20th Kansas Vols., 1898, and served in Philippines as Second lieutenant.

Transferred to 34th United States Vols. and served as judge advocate of provost guard in Manila to 1902. Appointed by Governor Taft to prepare charter for City of Manila and served as city attorney, 1902. Assistant attorney general Philippine Islands, 1902-1903.

Resigned to enter private practice of law. Member Coudert Brothers, New York City, in Manila branch, 1903-1907, Haussermann, Cohn & Williams, 1907-1915. Private business, principally gold mining, since 1915.

Chairman of the Board New Richmond National Bank.

Membership

Member Ohio Society New York, Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce. Clubs: University, Cincinnati, Queen City (Cincinnati).

Connections

Married Jessie Edith Moonlight, February 12, 1896 (deceased). Children: Francis Otto, John William.

father:
Lewis Charles Haussermann

mother:
Dorothea (Traub) Haussermann

spouse:
Jessie Edith Moonlight

children:
Francis Otto Haussermann

John William Haussermann