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 William Barret Ridgely

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William Barret Ridgely

Birth
Death 30 Apr 1920 (aged 66)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 34,1
Memorial ID 37587822 View Source

Aged 61 years; died in Baltimore, Md

Son of Charles and Jane Barret Ridgely. Educated in Springfield public schools and Rtnsseiner Polytechnic school, graduating in 1879. Vice president and manager of the rolling mills in Springfield. Vice president of Ridgely National bank until 1901. Comptroller of currency under Presidents McKinley and Roosevelt from 1901-1908. President of Bank of Commerce in Kansas City, Mo. Former postmaster of Springfield.

Married Ella M. Cullom, daughter of Sen. Shelby M. Cullom on Oct. 24, 1882. His wife died in June 1902. Married a second time in Washington, D. C., on 12-30-1905. Survived by his mother Jane Ridgely, wife Mrs. Kate Deering Ridgely, daughters (from first marriage) Mrs. Harry E. Parker and Mrs. Phelps Brown; sister Mrs. William Vincent and brothers Franklin and Edward Ridgely.


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