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Obert Leroy Larson was American bank executive. Certified in banking University Wisconsin, 1967. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal with cluster. Member of Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce, Eagle Grove Chamber of Commerce, American Institute Banking (charter), American Bankers Associations, American Indiana, Iowa Indiana, Iowa, Sport Hill Golf and Country, Kiwanis, Rotary.

Background

Larson, Obert Leroy was born on April 9, 1916 in Worth County, Iowa, United States. Son of Lauritz Nicholi and Anna Otillie (Storre).

Education

Student, Waldorf Junior College, Forest City, Iowa, 1936. Bachelor, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1939.

Career

Bookkeeper Peterson Oil Corporation, Fort Dodge, Iowa, 1939—1940. Retail dealer petroleum products Eagle Grove, 1940—1941, 1946—1948. Partner Chevrolet/Pontiac Retail Dealership, 1948—1954.

Owner, 1954—1956; with Security Savings Bank, Eagle Grove, 1956—1966. Executive vp Farmers Trust and Savings Bank, Williamsburexec, Iowa, 1966—1967. President, 1967—1981.

Chairman board, 1972—1981. Chairman Iowa Bankers and Insurance Services Inc., 1972—1975. Director, 1971—1981

Treasurer, correspondent Rotary Ann Home Senior Citizens, 1962—1966.

Treasurer Eagle Grove Community School Board, 1958—1966. Vp Wright County Fair Board, Iowa, 1951—1966. Chairman Iowa County Center Crusade, 1975—1976, Iowa County American Heart Association, 1977, River City Service Corps of Retired Executives, 1984—1985.

Member Iowa County Airport Commission, since 1974, Iowa County Quality Water Study Committee, since 1977. With United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945.

Achievements

  • Certified in banking University Wisconsin, 1967.

Membership

Member of Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce, Eagle Grove Chamber of Commerce, American Institute Banking (charter), American Bankers Associations, American Indiana, Iowa Indiana, Iowa, Sport Hill Golf and Country, Kiwanis, Rotary.

Connections

Married Mary Lou McGrath, June 4, 1944. Children: Mary Lynne, John Lauritz.

father:
Lauritz Nicholi Larson

mother:
Anna Otillie (Storre) Larson

spouse:
Mary Lou McGrath

children:
Mary Lynne Larson

John Lauritz Larson