Mills, Abbot Low, 1858-1927

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Abbot Low Mills (1858-1927) was born in Brooklyn, NY and educated at Harvard. He came to Oregon in 1882 and moved to Colfax, Washington, in 1885, where he was a member of the banking firm of Perkins & Mills. In 1890 he moved to Portland and became vice president of the Security Savings and Trust Co., and from 1903 was president of First National Bank of Portland. His son, Abbot Low Mills, Jr., became vice-president of the same bank, and of U.S. National Bank, Portland.

From the guide to the Abbot Low Mills papers, 1890-1914, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries)

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creatorOf Abbot Low Mills papers, 1890-1914 University of Oregon Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn John Ainsworth Mills Family Papers, 1799-2002, 1844-1965 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Mills, John Ainsworth, 1930-. John Ainsworth Mills family papers, 1799-2002 (bulk 1844-1965). Oregon Historical Society Research Library
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associatedWith First National Bank of Portland (Portland, Or.). corporateBody
associatedWith Mills, John Ainsworth, 1930- person
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Banks and banking
Business, Industry, and Labor


Birth 1858-01-13

Death 1927-08-11






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