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Banker

Richard Bernard Sommer, American banker. Member Illinois Bankers Association Trust School, Chicago (board directors since 1985), Rotary.

Background

Sommer, Richard Bernard was born on February 22, 1940 in Waterloo, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph A. and Octavia C. (Haberl) Sommer.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Nebraska, Omaha, 1971. Postgraduate, Northwestern University, 1978. Postgraduate, University Delaware, 1987.

Career

Enlisted United States Air Force, 1959, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1968, aviation cadet, 1959-1960, navigator, bombardier, 1960-1965, fighter pilot, 1965-1983, training pilot, 1967-1968, instructor gunnery school, 1969-1970, retired, 1983. Lab analyst Monsanto Company, Sauget Village, Illinois, 1965-1967. Assistant cashier, trust officer First National Bank, Columbia, 1971-1975.

Trust officer Southern Illinois Bank, Fairview Hieghts, 1976-1978. Vice president, senior trust officer The Bank of Edwardsville, since 1979.

Membership

Member Illinois Bankers Association Trust School, Chicago (board directors since 1985), Rotary.

Connections

Married Jane B. Beasley, July 14, 1960. Children: Gregory J., Joan C. Masters, Gary W.

father:
Joseph A. Sommer

mother:
Octavia C. (Haberl) Sommer

spouse:
Jane B. Beasley

children:
Gregory J. Sommer

Joan C. Masters Sommer

Gary W. Sommer