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Wirt Wright

banker

Wirt Wright, American banker.

Background

Wright, Wirt was born on June 6, 1878 in Libertyville, Illinois, United States. Son of Caleb Frank and Emma Jane (Price) Wright.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Beloit (Wisconsin) College, 1901.

Career

1 daughter, Katherine. Teller, N.W. Harris & Company, Chicago, 1901-1904. Cashier First National Bank, Edgerton, Wisconsin, 1904-1907.

Cashier National Stock Yards, National Bank, East St. Louis, Illinois, 1907-1910, president, 1910-1925. Vice president State Bank & Trust Company, Evanston, Illinois, 1925-1926, president from 1926. Chairman Liberty Loan Drive, St. Clair Company, Illinois, World War.

Director Evanston Council Boy Scouts of America. Chairman Advisory Committee of NRA. President Evanston Community Chest, Inc.

Membership

Clubs: Bankers (Chicago).

Connections

Married Addie Wiswell Stafford, October 15, 1901.

father:
Caleb Frank Wright

mother:
Emma Jane (Price) Wright

spouse:
Addie Wiswell Stafford