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 William Lester Hadley

William Lester Hadley

Birth
Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Death 12 Jan 1963 (aged 84)
Burial Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section 5, Lot 437
Memorial ID 101993659 · View Source
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Obituary (& picture) in the Edwardsville Intelligencer (Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois), Monday, January 14, 1963:
   William Lester Hadley, 84, who had formerly resided in Edwardsville and Alton, and a former president of the Bank of Edwardsville, died Saturday afternoon at St. Luke's Hospital, St. Louis, after a protracted illness. Mr. Hadley, grandson of Edward M. West, founder of the Bank of Edwardsville, was president of the old East Side Packing Co., forerunner of Hunter Packing Co. and was a director of that company until it was merged with Morrell and Co.
   Mr. Hadley was elected president of the bank Jan. 11, 1943 and served until Jan. 20, 1958 when he was elected chairman of the board. He served as board chairman until Jan. 18, 1962 when he was succeeded by Leo C. Dustmann.
   The son of W.F.L. and Mary West Hadley, he was born in Edwardsville. He was educated in the local schools and at Cornell Univeristy.
   Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Ralph D. (Julia) Griffin and Mrs. John M. (Flavia) Drescher, both of St. Louis.
   Interment services at Woodlawn cemetery will be private. A memorial service will be held here on a date to be announced.



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  • Created by: TammyGღ
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101993659
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Lester Hadley (7 Jun 1878–12 Jan 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101993659, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by TammyGღ (contributor 47011141) .