Gage, Lyman J. (Lyman Judson), 1836-1927

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1836-06-28
Death 1927-01-26

Biographical notes:

Banker and public official.

From the description of Lyman J. Gage papers, 1897-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80376349

Secretary of the Treasury during the administrations of Presidents McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.

From the description of Lyman J. Gage letters, 1897-1902. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526615

Biographical Note

  • 1836, June 28: Born, DeRuyter, N.Y.
  • 1853: Moved to Chicago, Ill.; worked as bookkeeper
  • 1858: Entered banking house of Merchants Loan and Trust Co.
  • 1864: Married Sarah Etheridge (died 1874)
  • 1882: Became vice-president and executive officer, First National Bank of Chicago
  • 1884: Supported Grover Cleveland for president
  • 1887: Married Cornelia Washburn
  • 1890 - 1892 : President, Board of Directors, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1891 - 1897 : President, First National Bank of Chicago
  • 1896: Campaigned for William McKinley for president
  • 1897 - 1902 : Secretary of the treasury
  • 1900: Promoted passage of Gold Standard Act
  • 1902 - 1906 : President, United States Trust Co.
  • 1909: Married Frances Ada Ballou
  • 1927: Died, San Diego, Calif.

From the guide to the Lyman J. Gage Papers, 1897-1906, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Banks and banking--New York (State)--New York
  • Finance, Public--United States
  • Spanish--American War, 1898--Finance
  • Finance, Public
  • Men--Societies and clubs
  • Banks and banking
  • presidents
  • Families

Occupations:

  • Bankers
  • Cabinet officers
  • Public officials

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)