VAN RIPER, John Crowell,

from the 1919&1920 book “Who’s Who”

VAN RIPER, John Crowell, banker; b. in
Cass Co., Mich., Feb. 22, 1863; s. George and
Parthania ( Crowell) V.; ed. pub. schools; m.
Anna Moore Parther, of Decatur, Ill., May 25,
1886. Organized Peoples Bank, Sedalia, Mo.,
1891 admitted to bar, 1898; sold out interests
in bank and moved to Lincoln, Neb. 1900. to
St. Louis , 1901; purchased control of First Nat.
Bank of East St. Louis, Ill., organized Ill.
State Trust Co., of which was pres. until 1908:
pres. Titale Guaranty Trust Co., St. Louis, since
1909; pres. Am. Trust Co. since 1909. Repub-
lican. Episcopalian, Clubs; St. Louis. Noon-
day, St. Louis Country, Log Cabin; Chicago
( Chicago , Ill.) Home: 5337 Waterman Av. of-
fice: 714-716 Locust St., St. Louis, Mo.