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William Ritchie Cation

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William Ritchie Cation, American banker. Club: Detroit.

Background

Cation, William Ritchie was born on April 5, 1883 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Son of John and Janet Rae (Waugh) Cation.

Education

Student Bradley Polytechnic Institute, Peoria, 1897-1901.

Career

1 daughter, Barbara Finch. Began as clerk Central National Bank, Peoria, Illinois, 1902, assistant cashier, 1904-1913. Fruit grower, 1914-1915.

Chief clerk First & Old Detroit National Bank, 1916-1917. Cashier Detroit Branch of Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 1918-1923, managing director, 1923-1934. President Guardian Depositors Corporation, May 7, 1935-July 1936, now director.

With Van Grant & corporation since 1937. Attached to Detroit office of treasurer of America Red Cross, 1917.

Membership

Club: Detroit.

Connections

Married Catheryne E. Finch, of Detroit, Michigan, August 14, 1918.

father:
John Cation

mother:
Janet Rae (Waugh) Cation

spouse:
Catheryne E. Finch