Wochner brothers bank editorial 25 mar 1941

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Wochner brothers bank editorial 25 mar 1941 - COMMENT AND OPINION BY THE EDITORS. Wochner...
COMMENT AND OPINION BY THE EDITORS. Wochner Brothers As City Builders Death of Herman Wochner, president of the American State bank, brings to a close a chapter of creditable business history in which he with hLs two brothers, Adolph and Albert, were co-contributors. Along with the Wochners was another man whose name is distinguished in Bloomington annals, James S, Neville, who died in the office of mayor, after a successful career In public affairs of hi city and state. Tho Wochner brothers were sons of F. X. Wochner, one of the pioneer business men of the city. The elder Wochner and his sons were interested in the brewery business in the first half century of Bloomington history, their establishment being In the tract now owned by the city Bind known as Highland park. When the Wochners disposed of the brewery before the coming of prohibition, the Wochner sons became associated with Mr. Neville in the founding of the bank which they successfully managed until death took first Mr. Neville, then. Adolph, Albert end Herman Wochner in turn. The contributions of these men in their Individual and group capacity to the substantial progress of the city is one which has perhaps no parallel in local family history. The Wochner name will not die out with the death of the last of the three brothers, for two young men of the second generation are carrying on in connection with the bank. a de-fe speculative this and or the the Aluminum was for secr-tary Far

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  1. The Pantagraph,
  2. 25 Mar 1941, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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