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Paul Graham Busey

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Paul Graham Busey, American banker. Member Illinois Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Society of Cincinnati of State of Virginia; Mason.

Background

Busey, Paul Graham was born on October 5, 1881 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Son of Matthew Wales and Katherine Wheeler (Richards) Busey.

Education

Student of University of Illinois, 1898-1902, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1903-1904, Art Academy, Chicago, 1904.

Career

With Busey State Bank. Urbana, Illinois, since 1905, bookkeeper, 1905-1910, teller, 1911-1917, assistant cashier, 1917-1920, vice president, 1920-1932, president 1932-1945. President Busey First National Bank since 1945.

Director Commercial Building & Loan Association. Author and owner Busey Fraternity Accounting System. Director Urbana Board of Education.

Vice-president and regional chairman Illinois State School Board Association. Director Urbana Association of Commerce (treasurer). Member Urbana Public Library Board.

Works

  • Contributor to business mags.

Membership

Member Illinois Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Society of Cincinnati of State of Virginia. Mason.; Clubs: Union League (Chicago).

Connections

Married Blanche Black, June 25, 1909 (divorced). Children: Patricia Blanche (Mistress.

father:
Matthew Wales Busey

mother:
Katherine Wheeler (Richards) Busey

spouse:
Blanche Black

child:
Patricia Blanche (Mrs Busey