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Oscar M. Purnell

banker.

Oscar M. Purnell, American banker.

Background

Purnell, Oscar M. was born on October 20, 1858 in Snow Hill, Maryland, United States. Son of Stephen D. and Mary J. (Laws) Purnell.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland., 1880. Read law in offices of Upshur & Purnell.

Career

Admitted to Maryland. bar, 1883, and practiced 4 years. Editor Democratic Messenger, 1887-1802. Sold out and since engaged in real estate and insurance business.

Organizer and president Deposit & Saving Banks, The Grange Realty Company. Director 1st National Bank, Worcester Fertilizer Company. Treasurer and director Equity Building & Loan Association.

Organizer and formerly director Citizens National Bank, Pocomoke City, Maryland.

Connections

Married Emma J. Purnell, of Snow Hill, November 23, 1883.

father:
Stephen D. Purnell

mother:
Mary J. (Laws) Purnell

spouse:
Emma J. Purnell