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Kenton Robinson Cravens

banker

Kenton Robinson Cravens, American banker.

Background

Cravens, Kenton Robinson was born on June 7, 1904 in Salina, Kansas, United States. Son of Richard Price and Crudenia (Poston) Cravens.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas, 1925.

Career

Vice president Cleveland Trust Company, 1938-1943 (on leave 1941-1942). Became vice-president, director Mercantile Trust Company, (formerly Mercantile-Commerce Bank & Trust Company), St. Louis, 1943, president, 1954-1962, Chairman of the Board, 1962-1967, chairman of the executive committee, from 1967. Chairman of the Board Eagle Rubber Company, from 1940.

Administrator Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Washington, 1953-1954. Director American Zinc Company, Granite City Steel Company, Interco Inc. Home: St Louis Missouri.

Connections

Married Vivian Crouch, May 28, 1927. Children: Susan, Kenton (deceased).

father:
Richard Price Cravens

mother:
Crudenia (Poston) Cravens

spouse:
Vivian Crouch

children:
Susan Cravens

Kenton Cravens (deceased)