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William Glanton Irwin

banking , manufacturer.

William Glanton Irwin, American banking, manufacturer. Member Republican National Committee, 1938-1940; Member Disciples of Christ Church.


Irwin, William Glanton was born on November 24, 1866 in Columbus, Indiana, United States. Son of Joseph Ireland and Harriet Clementine (Glanton) Irwin.


Bachelor of Science, Butler U., 1889, Doctor of Laws, 1938. Cashier, Irwin’s Bank, Columbus, Indiana, 1889-1910, president, 1910-1928. President and director Irwin-Union Trust corporation since 1928.

President Indiana National Bank, Indianapolis, since January 1942. President Union Starch and Refining Company (Columbus, Indiana), Indianapolis, Columbus & Southern Traction Company, Indianapolis Gas Сompany. Vice president Indianapolis Belt R.R. and Stockyards Company.

Chairman of board Southern Indiana Rys. Chairman executive committee. American Zinc, Lead & Smelting Company, St. Louis.

Co-organizer Union Tin Plate Company, Anderson, Indiana, and Monessen, Pennsylvania (now part of the United States Steel Corporation). Director Indiana National Bank, Union Trust Company, Real Silk Hosiery Mills, Indiana Bell Telephone Сompany, Kingan & Company (Indianapolis), Cummins Engine Company (Columbus, Indiana), United Electric Coal Companies (Chicago), Purity Stores (San Francisco). Colonel on staffs of Indiana Governors Mount, Durbin, Hanly, 1897-1909.

Member Indiana State Council of Defense, 1917-1919.


President and dir; president Ind. Chairman of board Southern Ind. Chairman exec; director Ind.

Delegate Republican National. President Butler Foundation since 1926.


Member Republican National Committee, 1938-1940. Member Disciples of Christ Church. Clubs: Columbia, Athletic, University, Dramatic (Indianapolis).


Joseph Ireland Irwin

Harriet Clementine (Glanton) Irwin