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Maurice Richard Kirkwood, American banker. Recipient Meritorious Civilian Service award Department Army, 1952; award of Appreciation Office Comptroller of Currency, 1962; Sagamore of the Wabash Governor of Indiana, 1986.


Kirkwood, Maurice Richard was born on December 24, 1920 in Tipton, Indiana, United States. Son of Walter Bryan and Lettie (Cooper) Kirkwood.


Bachelor of Science with distinction, Indiana University, 1942. Master of Science, Indiana University, 1943.


Instructor Indiana University, 1942-1943. General manager Stars & Stripes, Darmstadt, Germany, 1946-1952. Vice president Fidelity Bank & Trust Company, Indianapolis, 1952-1959.

Vice president, cashier, secretary to board American Fletcher National Bank and Trust Company, since 1959. Secretary, director 101 Monument Corporation, 1966-1970. Guest lecturer Indiana University Business School, since 1954.

Vice president, secretary American Fletcher Corporation, since 1975. Secretary Indianapolis Clearing House, 1956-1957. Director, instructor American Institute Banking, 1959-1961.

Secretary, director Indiana Department Finance Institutions, since 1965. Secretary to advisory committee of banking comptroller of the currency. Vice president, director Wells Landing Association, Inc., since 1987.

Director Beach Walker Villas Association, Inc., since 1992.


  • Other Work

    • Author: National Bank and the Future, 1962.


The Covenant is the means of grace by which the relationship with God is accepted and then sustained. It is therefore not so much about getting in to a relationship with God as it is about staying in it.


Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.


Methodist member is very much a folk theologian who should speak 'plain truth to plain people'.


Treasurer Muscular Dysthrophy Association, 1959-1964. Treasurer Parent Teacher Association, 1958-1960. District chairman United Fund, 1957.

Member regional advisory committee to Comptroller Currency, 1970-1972. Board directors Methodist Home for Aged, Franklin, Indiana. Board directors, secretary American Fletcher Foundation Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1943-1946.

Member Robert Morris Associates (board directors 1965-1969, chairman board regents Commercial Lending School since 1968, president Ohio Valley chapter 1963-1964, Distinguished Service award 1974), Indiana University School Business Alumni Association (director 1965-1969), National Association Accountants, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Traffic Safety Foundation, Indianapolis Civic Progress Association, Indiana Credit Men's Association, Sigma Nu, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Eta Sigma, Delta Sigma Pi. Clubs: Hillcrest Country, Indiana University Varsity, Indiana University Men's, Columbia (Indianapolis). Timuquana Country (Jacksonville, Florida).


Married Anne Elizabeth Smith, August 30, 1942. Children– Candace Lynn, Susan Kay.

Walter Bryan Kirkwood

Lettie (Cooper) Kirkwood

Anne Elizabeth Smith

Candace Lynn Kirkwood

Susan Kay Kirkwood