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Lucien Mason Hanks

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Lucien Mason Hanks, American banker.

Background

Hanks, Lucien Mason was born on June 27, 1868 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Lucien Stanley and Sybil (Perkins) Hanks.

Education

B.L., University of Wisconsin, 1889. Studied University Berlin, Germany, 1 year.

Career

With State Bank, Madison, 1891-1906. Secretary Central Wisconsin Trust Company, 1906-1908. President 1908-1927; Chairman of the Board, 1927-1934, president, 1934-1940.

Was president First National Bank. Which was merged with Central Wisconsin Trust Company, 1922. Director Nekoosa Edward Paper Company.

Trustee Estate of William F. Vilas. Trustee Zoöl. Society, Madison. Secretary-treasurer Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.

Treasurer State History Society of Wisconsin. Chairman local chapter American Red Cross, 1942-1946. Treasurer Dane County Chapter, National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, Inc.

Secretary treasurer Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, 1927-1947. Member Chi Psi.

Membership

Clubs: Madison, University.

Connections

Married Mary Esther Vilas, October 10, 1898. Children: William Vilas (deceased), Sybil Anna, Lucien Mason.

father:
Lucien Stanley Hanks

mother:
Sybil (Perkins) Hanks

spouse:
Mary Esther Vilas

children:
William Vilas Hanks (deceased)

Sybil Anna Hanks

Lucien Mason Hanks