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William Lauren Pier

business executive.

William Lauren Pier, business executive. Mason.

Background

Pier, William Lauren was born on April 25, 1888 in Hurley, South Dakota, United States. Son of Charles Melbourne and Samantha (James) Pier.

Education

Student Dakota Wesleyan University, 1907-1909.

Career

Bookkeeper and teller First National Bank, Mitchell, 1909-1915 cashier, later president First National Bank, Midland, South Dakot, 1915-1920. Vice president Stockyards National Bank, Omaha, 1920-1928. President Stockyards National Bank, Fort Worth, 1928-1934.

Vice president Fort Worth National Bank, 1934-1940, now director. Div. manager Fort Worth Stockyards. Vice-president and director United Stockyards Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware.

Director Federal Steel Products Corporation, Houston, director Agricultural Livestock Finance Corporation, Fort Worth Belt Railway Company, Commercial Standard Insurance Company, Tarrant County Savings & Loan Association, Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District I (all Fort Worth). Director Better Business Bureau Fort Worth. Director Executive Committee s.w.

Exposition and Fat Stock Show.

Membership

Mason.; Clubs: Fort Worth, Kiwanis (Fort Worth).

Connections

Married Charlotte Edwina Havens, September 3, 1912. Children: Kenneth Havens, Charles Melbourne, Martha Jane, Mary Alice, Charlotte Arm.

father:
Charles Melbourne Pier

mother:
Samantha (James) Pier

spouse:
Charlotte Edwina Havens

children:
Kenneth Havens Pier

Charles Melbourne Pier

Martha Jane Pier

Mary Alice Pier

Charlotte Arm Pier