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Walter Winfred Smith

banker.

Walter Winfred Smith, American banker.

Background

Smith, Walter Winfred was born on January 19, 1877 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Son of James A., Junior, and Elizabeth J. (Milford) S.

Education

Preparatory education, high school, St. Louis. Graduate Benton College Law, St. Louis.

Career

Began in banking business with Mississippi Valley Trust Company, St. Louis, 1900. Clearing house bank examiner, 1908-1911. Nat. bank examiner, 1911-1914.

Class C director Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 1914-1915. Vice president 3d National Bank of St. Louis, 1915-1919. Vice president 1st National Bank of St. Louis, 1919-1927, president 1928-1948, chairman since 1948.

Director Missouri Pacific Railroad, American Automobile Insurance Company, Securities Investment Company, United Wood Heel Company, Monsanto Chemical Company, Southwestern Bell Telephone Сompany, General American Life Insurance Company, American Central Insurance Company Chairman Liberty Loan Campaign, World War.

Membership

Clubs: Noonday, Missouri Athletic Association, Log Cabin, Racquet, St. Louis, Country.

Connections

Married Elsie Thompson, August 16, 1904. Children: Alan Thompson, Stuart Hoxton.

father:
James A. Smith

mother:
Elizabeth J. (Milford) Smith

spouse:
Elsie Thompson

children:
Alan Thompson Smith

Stuart Hoxton Smith