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John William Hooper

banker , industrialist

John William Hooper, banker, industrialist. Recipient of Brotherhood award of National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1957. Member Savings Bank Association New York (chairman Group V,; Mason.


Hooper, John William was born on October 4, 1896 in New York City. Son of Alfred Frederick and Sophie Dorothy (Schierholz-Freitag) Hooper.


Student Townsend-Harris Hall, City College, New York, Pace College, and other specialized courses in accounting, finance and commercial law. Doctor of Commercial Science, Gettysburg College, 1954.


September 7, 1925; children—John William (deceased), Janet Dorothy (Mistress David Paine Osborn). Employed in municipal, real estate and construction work, 1914-1917. Managing accountant Harris, Kerr and Cook, Chartered Accountants, London, and New York City, 1918-1925.

Practiced public accounting as Certified Public Accountants, 1925-1949. Comptroller, vice president charge finance American Machine and Foundry Company and affiliated companies, 1925-1949, director, 1930-1954. Trustee Lincoln Savings Bank, Brooklyn, since 1943, executive vice president, 1949. president, since 1950.

Director Mundet Cork Corporation, New Jersey, Intertype Corporation, Brooklyn Past chairman local S.S.S. Former member panel War Labor Board Director, former chairman Brooklyn chapter American Red Cross. Director New York City Anti-Crime Committee, Inc.

Brooklyn campaign chairman Greater New York Fund, 1952. Trustee Savings Banks Life Insurance Fund. Trustee, member Executive Committee Wagner College, S.I.

President Pestalozzi Foundation American, New York. Trustee Brooklyn Institute Arts and Sciences, Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn. Brooklyn chairman United Hospital Fund, 1950.


Member Savings Bank Association New York (chairman Group V. Mason.; Clubs: Downtown, Economic, Union League (New York City).


Married Mabel Kathleen Strachan. Children: John William (deceased), Janet Dorothy (Mistress David Paine Osborn).

Alfred Frederick Hooper

Sophie Dorothy (Schierholz-Freitag) Hooper

Mabel Kathleen Strachan.

John William Hooper (deceased)

Janet Dorothy Hooper (Mistress David Paine Osborn)