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Washington Becker

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Washington Becker, American banker.

Background

Becker, Washington was born on February 22, 1847 in South Worcester, Otsego Company, New York, United States. Son of Abraham and Marie (Danforth) Becker.

Education

Graduate Phillips Exeter Academy, 1865. Matriculated in Harvard. Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School, 1867.

Career

Began practice at Worcester, New York, 1867. Removed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1874. Organizer, and president Westside Street Railway system, Milwaukee, 1880-1891.

Appointed receiver, 1893, of Wisconsin Marine Fire & Insurance Company Bank, and after effecting reorganization was elected president same. Now president Marine National Bank. Home: Milwaukee, Wis.

Connections

Married Sarah W. Merrill, June 22, 1875.

father:
Abraham Becker

mother:
Marie (Danforth) Becker

spouse:
Sarah W. Merrill