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Frame, Andrew Jay 1844 - 1932 | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Frame, Andrew Jay 1844 - 1932

Frame, Andrew Jay 1844 - 1932 | Wisconsin Historical Society

banker, author, b. Waukesha. He attended Waukesha public schools. He began his banking career in 1862 as office boy for the Waukesha County Bank (after 1865 the Waukesha National Bank). He rose through the employment ranks to become president of the bank (1880-1919) and chairman of the board (1919-1932). A student of banking and currency, he spoke frequently before bankers' conventions and wrote extensively on those subjects. He was best known for his opposition to branch banking and asset currency, and was active in other business enterprises and in local civic undertakings. A. J. Frame, A. J. Frame (n.p., 1931); Natl. Cyclopaedia Amer. Biog., 24 (1935); E. B. Usher, Wis. (8 vols., Chicago, 1914); Waukesha Daily Freeman, Oct. 4, 1932.

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[Source: Dictionary of Wisconsin biography]