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Render Lewis Crowder

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Render Lewis Crowder, American banker. Decorated Purple Heart with 2 oak leaf clusters.

Background

Crowder, Render Lewis was born on August 22, 1905 in Durand, Georgia, United States. Son of Render Lewis and Elizabeth (Rutherford) Crowder.

Education

Student Columbia, 1926-1927.

Career

Auditor, Johns-Manville Company, 1928-1929. With credit department Gulf Oil Corporation, 1930-1931. Engaged in publicity for radio stations, Tulsa, 1931-1932.

Credit manager Mid-Continent Oil Corporation, Tulsa, 1933-1934. Cashier First National Bank, Tonkawa, Oklahoma, 1934-1954, president, 1954-1968, also director. Director First National Bank, Ponca City, Oklahoma.

Membership

Member President’s Committee Employment Handicapped, 1963-1968. Mayor of Tonkawa, 1949-1956. Member Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, 1960-1968, chairman, 1963-1964.

Served with Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member Tonkawa Chamber of Commerce (president 1937-1938), American Legion (past post commander), Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Connections

Married Sylvia Edgington, February 19, 1932. Children: Grace E. (Mistress T. N. Sutton), Caroline Sue (Mistress WordPress Dowling).

father:
Render Lewis Crowder

mother:
Elizabeth (Rutherford) Crowder

spouse:
Sylvia Edgington

children:
Grace E. Crowder (Mistress T. N. Sutton)

Caroline Sue Crowder (Mistress WordPress Dowling)