Roger Leavitt (1860 – )

”LEAVTTT, Roger, Cedar Falls National Bank; res. 1107 Washington St., Cedar Falls, Iowa. Banker; b. Waterloo, Iowa, June 25, I860; s. John Hooker and Caroline Clark (Ware) Leavitt; ancestor came from England, 1629; B. A., Beloit Coll., 1882; M. A., 1885; Beta Theta Pi, Phi Beta Kappa; m. first, Waterloo, Iowa. Oct. 29, 1885, Alice Windser; second, Cedar Falls, Iowa, June 21, 1898, Katherine Townsend; children: John, Roger, Edward. Mary, Charles and Ruth. Pres. and dir. Waterloo and Cedar Falls Union Mill Co., Marcus Lumber Co; v.-pres. and dir. Cedar Falls National Bank. Cedar Falls Trust Co., Townsend & Merrill Co.; dir. and treas. Cedar Falls Canning Co., Cedar Falls Building and Loan Co., Cedar Falls Hotel Co.; dir. Leavitt & Johnson National Bank. Wagner Manufacturing Co., Cedar Falls Broom Co. Commander Cedar Falls War Service Corps. District chmn. war ‘Y’ campaign. Trustee State Teachers’ Coll., Grinnell Coll. Member State Board of Education. Member Sons of American Revolution. Club: Rotary. Republican. Congregationalism.”

Source:  Who’s Who in Finance and Banking, 1920-1922, by John William Leonard, Press of Rex House, Philadelphia,Pa., 1922, page 407


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