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savings and loan association executive

William Francis Fitzgerald, American savings and loan association executive.

Background

Fitzgerald, William Francis was born on January 20, 1908 in Omaha. Son of James J. and Katherine (O'Rourke) Fitzgerald.

Education

Student, Creighton University, 1927. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Creighton University, 1979. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State College, 1931.

Career

With Commercial Federal Savings & Loan Association, Omaha, since 1932, secretary, 1942-1950, president, 1950-1975, chairman board, 1971-1990. Director, from 1936

Director Wynn Company. Vice chairman, director Federal Home Loan Bank, Topeka, 1960-1964.

Member Federal Savings and Loan Advisory Council, Washington, 1962-1963.

Membership

Chairman Creighton University Alumni Fund drive, 1960-1961. Board directors United Community Fund, Omaha, 1958-1961. Board regents Creighton University, 1961-1968.

Member president's research council, 1967-1972. Member United States Savings and Loan League (director 1955-1957), Omaha Chamber of Commerce (director 1958-1961), Beta Gamma Sigma (honorary) Clubs: Omaha Country, Omaha, Plaza (Omaha). Ak-Sar-Ben (king 1976-1977).

Lodges: Kiwanis (charter, board directors, past president South Omaha).

Connections

Married Mary Allingham, September 29, 1934. Children: Mary Frances (Mistress J. Emmet Root), William A., Katherine A. (Mistress A. R. Grandsaert, Junior).

father:
James J. Fitzgerald

mother:
Katherine (O'Rourke) Fitzgerald

Spouse:
Mary Allingham

Child:
Mary Frances Fitzgerald (Mistress J. Emmet Root)

Child:
William A. Fitzgerald

Child:
Katherine A. (Mistress A. R. Grandsaert Fitzgerald

Child:
Junior) Fitzgerald