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Thomas A. Wilson

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Thomas A. Wilson, American banker.

Background

Wilson, Thomas A. was born on September 19, 1888 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Leslie MacLean and Nellie Priscilla (Orr) Wilson.

Education

Student Maplewood Academy, 1899, Nazareth Hall Military Academy, 1900-1903, Tome School, 1904-1905, Exeter Academy, 1905-1908, Lafayette College, 1908-1909. Bachelor of Letters, Princeton, 1913.

Career

Dist manager Mututal Benefit Life Insurance Company, 1914-1923. Vice president Empire Grain & Elevator Company, 1920-1927. General agent Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1924-1928.

President Peoples Trust Company, 1928-1931. President Marine Midland Trust Company of Southern New York, 1951-1955. Honorary vice Chairman of the Board Marine Midland Bank-Southern, 1955-1972, also chairman directors advisory Council.

Director Sheraton-Binghamton, Inc., chairman, director Raymond Corporation, Inc. Trustee Link Foundation, Inc. Mayor, City of Binghamton, 1920-1923.

Chairman New York state district III Savings Bonds div. United States Treasury Department. Member Armed Forces Advisory Committee, 1947-1972.

Treasurer, director Susquehanna Valley Home, 25 years. Director Humane Society, Salvation Army. Honorary director Roberson Memorial Centre.

Member football advising committee Princeton, 1925-1972, trustee, 1930-1934.

Membership

Member Armed Forces Advisory Committee, 1947-1972. Treasurer, director Susquehanna Valley Home, 25 years. Member football advising committee Princeton, 1925-1972, trustee, 1930-1934.

Served from private to captain Calvary United States Army, 1917-1919. Member of New York State Bankers Association (president 1938), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Navy League of the United States, 78th Division Veterans Association, Princeton, Lafayette alumni associations, International Association Chiefs of Police (honorary), Police and Sheriffs Association (honorary) Republican (delegate various state convs.). Clubs: Binghamton Contry, Binghamton City.

Connections

Married Gertrude Amy Page, April. Children: Thomas A., Bruce Page, Roger Terrill.

father:
Leslie MacLean Wilson

mother:
Nellie Priscilla (Orr) Wilson

spouse:
Gertrude Amy Page

children:
Thomas A. Wilson

Bruce Page Wilson

Roger Terrill Wilson