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William Charles Willard

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William Charles Willard, American banker. Mason.

Background

Willard, William Charles was born on May 22, 1872 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles D. and Mary Elizabeth (Davis) Willard.

Education

Graduate Central High School, Columbus, 1889.

Career

Began as messenger, Commercial National Bank. Columbus, 1889; went to Colorado, 1891, and was with 1st National Bank, Del Norte, and Merchants & Miners Bank, Creede, until 1893. Returned to Columbus and became connected with Clinton National Bank.

Continued as note teller, 1900, of the Hayden-Clinton National Bank, of which was elected assistant cashier, 1905, and president, January 14, 1913, until sold to Huntington National Bank, May 3, 1923, when became vice president of latter. Vice-president, director Columbus Savings Bank. Director Columbus Railway Power & Light Company, Kanawha & Michigan Railway Company, Toledo & O. Central Railway Company, Mahoning Coal Railroad Company, Cincinnati, Sandusky & Cleveland Railroad Company Trustee Grant Hospital.

Religion

The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

Politics

The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.

Views

All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to any person.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Anne Lilley, June 14, 1894. Children: Catharine Tracy (Mistress.

father:
Charles D. Willard

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Davis) Willard

spouse:
Anne Lilley

child:
Catharine Tracy (Mrs Willard