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Emile Kellogg Boisot

Emile Kellogg Boisot

Emile Kellogg Boisot
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Was Financial professional Banker
From United States of America
Field Finance
Gender male
Birth 26 February 1859
Death 1 February 1941 (aged 81 years)
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Emile Kellogg Boisot (1859–1941) was President of the First Trust and Savings Bank of Chicago, Illinois.

Early life

Emile Kellogg Boisot was born in Dubuque, Iowa on February 26, 1859. He was the son of Louis Daniel Boisot and Albertina Bush. He is a direct descendant of Jean-Baptiste Boisot who was a French abbot, bibliophile, and scholar. He was educated in public and high schools of Dubuque, Iowa.

In 1875 he was employed by the German Bank at Dubuque, where he remained for three years. In 1878, Boisot moved to Chicago, Illinois where he entered the bond department of the First National Bank. The First National Bank of Chicago became the First Chicago Bank, which merged into Bank One Corporation and later the Chase Bank.

His brother, Louis Boisot, Jr., was a scuccessful lawyer and president of the First Trust and Savings Bank of Chicago. Louis wrote two books, “By-laws of Private Corporations” in 1892 and “Treatise on Mechanics' Liens” in 1897.

On November 4, 1891, Boisot married Lilly Woodbury Reid in Chicago, Illinois. They had three children, Louis Marston, Marion and Elizabeth.

On January 1, 1897, Boisot was promoted manager of the Foreign Exchange and Bond Department at the First National Bank of Chicago. In 1904, He was appointed vice president and manager of the bank. He was director of three other Chicago banks and trustee of Rollins College. He was a member of the Chicago Stock Exchange and the Republican Party (United States).

In 1908, Boisot built a large house on the block of 6th Avenue in La Grange, Illinois.

In December 1915, Boisot was elected president of the First Trust and Savings Bank of Chicago.

Later life

In 1924, Boisot moved to a large home at 585 Bellefontaine St. in Pasadena, California. The house was designed in 1912 by Frederick C. Grable and Clarence A. Austin of the well known design firm, Grable & Austin who are accredited to building over seventy homes in the Pasadena area.

They had a summer home in Carmel Valley, California, which is where his daughter Marion lived. On August 27, 1939, His wife, Lilly Reid Boisot, died in Carmel, California.


On February 1, 1941, Boisot died in Pasadena, California. He was 81 years old.

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