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Marcus Smith Sonntag

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Marcus Smith Sonntag, American banker. member Board of Education 9 years Delaware to Republican National Convention, 1908.; Member American Bankers Association (Vice-President 1912; member Executive Committee 1924-1926), Indiana Bankers Association (president 1913-1914); member of advisory committee Bankers Industrial Exposition, New New York Trustee Young Men’s Christian Association Evansville (director 25 years).

Background

Sonntag, Marcus Smith was born on February 17, 1859 in Evansville, Indiana, United States. Son of John Haviland and Ellen (Brennan) Sonntag.

Education

Education high school, Evansville, Indiana.

Career

In insurance business, 1894-1904. President Union Investment Company, 1894-1904. Became president American Trust & Savings Bank, 1904, liquidating agent, 1931.

President Evansville Development Company, Abstract & Title Guarantee Company. Secretary and treasurer Ingleside Land Company. Director Sunbeam Electric Manufacturing Company, Union Building & Loan Association.

Director Old National Bank, since 1901. Chairman Liberty Loan campaign, Southern Indiana, World War I. President Indiana World War Memorial Commission (monument erected at cost of $10,000,000). President Evansville Public Library, 1912-1923.

Member Board of Education 9 years Delaware to Republican National Convention, 1908.

Membership

Member Board of Education 9 years Delaware to Republican National Convention, 1908. Member American Bankers Association (Vice-President 1912. Member Executive Committee 1924-1926), Indiana Bankers Association (president 1913-1914).

Member of advisory committee Bankers Industrial Exposition, New New York Trustee Young Men’s Christian Association Evansville (director 25 years).

Connections

Married Genevieve M. Cook, February 12, 1884.

father:
John Haviland Sonntag

mother:
Ellen (Brennan) Sonntag

spouse:
Genevieve M. Cook